Glover Teixeira beat Anthony Smith to a bloody pulp in the UFC Jacksonville main event this past Wednesday, but the Brazilian has received a longer maximum medical suspension than his opponent, per the Florida State Boxing Commission.
Teixeira received an initial six-month medical suspension, whereas Smith, who lost two teeth and suffered a potential facial fracture, is suspended for just 60 days (pending additional testing).
Teixeira, who finished Smith in the fifth round, claims to have suffered a hand injury in the third round but doesn’t think it’s anything to worry about. The former UFC light heavyweight title challenger was required to submit an X-ray following the fight.
“My (right) hand is a bit swollen and they asked for a X-ray,” Teixeira told MMA Fighting’s Guilherme Cruz on Friday. “I hurt my hand in the third round, but I think it’s just a finger. I don’t think it’s serious. I’ll get the X-ray done next week, but I’m hoping it’s just a finger so I can come back quickly.”
Check out the full medical suspensions for UFC Jacksonville below.
Glover Teixeira: 180 days or medical clearance, 45 days mandatory
Anthony Smith: 60 days mandatory; could face longer suspension depending on test results
Ovince Saint Preux: 180 days or medical clearance, 30 days mandatory
Drew Dober: Suspended 30 days
Alexander Hernandez: 180 days or medical clearance, 60 days mandatory
Ricky Simon: 180 days or medical clearance, 30 days mandatory
Ray Borg: Suspended 30 days
Andrei Arlovski: Suspended 30 days
Philipe Lins: Suspended 30 days
Michael Johnson: 180 days or medical clearance, 30 days mandatory
Sarah Moras: Suspended 30 days
Omar Morales: 180 days or medical clearance, 45 days mandatory
Gabriel Benitez: 180 days or medical clearance, 45 days mandatory
Brian Kelleher: Suspended 30 days
Hunter Azure: Suspended 60 days
Ike Villanueva: Suspended 45 days