UFC 99 medical suspensions issued

Eleven fighters from last weekend’s UFC 99 card have been issued medical suspensions.

  • Rich Franklin: Must have left foot X-rayed and cleared by a doctor. Otherwise, his suspension runs until Dec. 5. Even with clearance, he is suspended until July 14 with no contact during training until July 5 for precautionary reasons.
  • Cain Velasquez: Suspended until July 14 with no contact until July 5 for precautionary reasons.
  • CheickĀ  Kongo: Suspended until July 29 with no contact until July 14 for precautionary reasons.
  • Mostapha Al Turk: Must have left eye cleared by an ophthalmologist. Otherwise, his suspension runs until Dec. 5. Even with clearance, he is suspended until July 29 with no contact until July 14 for precautionary reasons.
  • Mike Swick: Must have right hand X-rayed and cleared by a doctor. Otherwise, his suspension runs until Dec. 5. Even with clearance, he is suspended until July 14 with no contact until July 5 for precautionary reasons.
  • Marcus Davis: Must have nose and face X-rayed and cleared by a doctor. Otherwise, his suspension runs until Dec. 5. Even with clearance, he is suspended until Aug. 13 with no contact until July 29 for precautionary reasons.
  • Terry Etim: Must have nose X-rayed and cleared by a doctor. Otherwise, his suspension runs until Dec. 5. Even with clearance, he is suspended until Aug. 13 with no contact until July 29 for precautionary reasons.
  • Dale Hartt: Must have left shoulder X-rayed and scanned via MRI, and must have a CT scan of his right orbit. Otherwise, his suspension runs until Dec. 5. Even with clearance, he is suspended until Aug. 13 with no contact until July 29 for precautionary reasons.
  • Paul Taylor: Suspended until July 14 with no contact until July 5 for precautionary reasons.
  • Stefan Struve: Suspended until Aug. 13 with no contact until July 29 for precautionary reasons.
  • Rick Story: Suspended until July 14 with no contact until July 5 for precautionary reasons.

Mostapha Al Turk’s eye injury was pretty nasty, as this picture from MMA Junkie will attest.

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