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UFC Busan medical suspensions: Edgar, Korean Superboy out up to six months

A few fighters received long medical suspensions coming out of their UFC Busan bouts.

UFC Busan was the stage for some violence. The last card of the year for the promotion took place in South Korea and despite there only being five finishes on the 13-fight card, some injuries piled up.

Headliner Frankie Edgar and five other fighters were issued long medical suspensions from the UFC, who handled the regulation of the event themselves due to no governing body operating in the country. The other fighters with a potential 180 days include co-headliner Aleksandar Rakic, Doo Ho Choi (aka the Korean Superboy), Mike Rodriguez, Heili Alateng, and Ryan Benoit.

Here is the full list of suspensions (via The UG):

Chan Sung Jung: 7-day mandatory rest period

Frankie Edgar: 180-day medical suspension for right orbital injury (requires clearance from oral and maxillofacial doctor); 60 days mandatory rest, 45 days no contact

Volkan Oezdemir: 30 days for hard bout, 21 days no contact

Aleksandar Rakic: 180-day medical suspension for left shin hematoma (requires clearance from primary care physician), 30 days mandatory rest

Charles Jourdain: 30 days for hard bout, 21 days no contact

Doo Ho Choi: 180-day medical suspension for TKO and left wrist injury (requires clearance from orthopedic doctor); 45 days mandatory rest, 30 days no contact

Da Un Jung: 7-day mandatory rest period

Mike Rodriguez: 180-day medical suspension or cleared by dentist; 60 days mandatory rest, 45 days no contact

Jun Yong Park: 7-day mandatory rest period

Marc-Andre Barriault: 30-day medical suspension for nasal laceration, 21 days no contact

Kyung Ho Kang: 30-day medical suspension for left brow laceration, 21 days no contact

Liu Pingyuan: 30-day medical suspension for left eyelid laceration, 21 days no contact

Ciryl Gane: 7-day mandatory rest period

Tanner Boser: 45 days to hard bout and right eyelid laceration, 30 days no contact

Seung Woo Choi: 30 days for hard bout, 21 days no contact

Suman Mokhtarian: 45 days for hard bout and right cheek laceration, 30 days no contact

Omar Morales: 7-day mandatory rest period

Dong Hyun Kim: 30 days for hard bout, 21 days no contact

Alexandre Pantoja: 30 days for right shoulder pain, 21 days no contact

Matt Schnell: 60 days for KO, 30 days no contact

Raoni Barcelos: 30 days for hard bout, 21 days no contact

Said Nurmagomedov: 30 days for right knee pain, 21 days no contact

Amanda Lemos: 7-day mandatory rest period

Miranda Granger: 7-day mandatory rest period

Heili Alateng: 180-day medical suspension for right foot injury (requires X-ray clearance); 30 days mandatory rest, 21 days no contact

Ryan Benoit: 180-day medical suspension for right thumb injury (requires X-ray clearance); 30 days mandatory rest, 21 days no contact