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UFC Vegas 14 medical suspensions: Paul Felder faces potential six-month layoff for elbow

An injury to his right elbow means Paul Felder faces a six-month medical suspension after UFC Vegas 14.

The medical suspensions are in for UFC Vegas 14, and short-notice replacement Paul Felder faces a potential six-month layoff due to an injury to his right elbow.

The suspensions, which were released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, showed that Felder needs an X-ray or MRI of his right elbow after his main event fight with Rafael Dos Anjos. If his scans show Felder has sustained a serious injury, he will require a doctor’s clearance or face a suspension until May 14th.

Felder replaced Islam Makachev on five days’ notice to fight Dos Anjos, losing a split decision to the former lightweight champion on the night.

You can look at the full list of the UFC Vegas 14 suspensions below, as per MixedMartialArts.com.

Paul Felder: must have X-Ray or MRI of right elbow, if positive must have orthopedic doctor clearance, or no contest until 05/14/21; minimum suspension with no contest until 01/14/21, no contact until 12/30/20 for laceration repair

Rafael dos Anjos: suspended until 12/15/20 with no contact until 12/06/20 for hard fight

Abdul Razak Alhassan: suspended until 1/14/21 with no contact until 12/30/20

Ashley Yoder: suspended until 12/06/20 with no contact until 11/29/20

Sean Strickland: suspended until 12/15/20 with no contact until 12/06/20

Brendan Allen: suspended until 12/30/20 with no contact until 12/15/20

Kay Hansen: suspended until 12/06/20 with no contact until 11/29/20

Cory McKenna: must have left ankle sprain cleared by orthopedic or sports medicine doctor or no contest until 05/14/21; minimum suspension with no contest until 12/15/20, no contact until 12/15/20

Randa Markos: suspended until 01/14/21 with no contact until 12/30/20

Kanako Murata: suspended until 12/06/20 with no contact until 11/29/20 for hard fight

Geraldo de Freitas: suspended until 12/15/20 with no contact until 12/06/20

Tony Gravely: suspended until 12/15/20 with no contact until 12/06/20 for hard fight

Alex Morono: must have MRI of right knee, if positive must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 05/14/21; minimum suspension with no contest until 12/15/20, no contact until 12/06/20

Rhys McKee: suspended until 12/30/20 with no contact until 12/15/20 for hard fight

Don’tale Mayes: suspended until 12/15/20 with no contact until 12/06/20

Roque Martinez: must have MRI of left knee, if positive must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 05/14/21; minimum suspension with no contest until 12/15/20, no contact until 12/06/20