Matt Brown Out 6 Months Following Loss To Robbie Lawler; Complete List Of UFC ON FOX 12 Medical Suspensions

The California State Athletic Commission has issued medical suspensions to all the fighter’s from Saturday’s UFC on FOX 12 event with many receiving terms longer than the minimum.

The California State Athletic Commission issued medical suspensions to all the fighters on Saturday’s UFC on FOX 12 card, with nearly a dozen getting terms longer than the minimum.

The CSAC was in charge of the event at SAP Center in San Jose, which had four main-card fights on FOX, four prelims on FOX, and four prelims on UFC Fight Pass.

The most notable medical suspension was the one doled out to main-eventer Matt Brown. The welterweight could be out for 6 months, unless cleared by a doctor for the possible broken nose he suffered. Lawler was given the standard seven-day minimum suspension for a “mandatory rest period.”

Other main card fighters who lost on the main card were given significant suspensions.

– Antonio Rogerio Nogueira was suspended for 45 days after being knocked out by Anthony Johnson in 44 seconds. This could extend to two months unless a doctor clears his cut.

– Clay Guida was suspended for 45 days after submitting to Dennus Bermudez, but could be out longer unless his facial cuts are cleared by a doctor.

– Josh Thomson, who lost by split decision to Bobby Green could be out for two months unless a cut on his right eyelid is cleared.

The list of UFC on FOX 12 fighters (via Sherdog) who received terms longer than the seven-day minimum includes:

– Matt Brown: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days; additionally, suspended 60 days for nasal laceration, and 180 days for possible nasal fracture unless cleared earlier by doctor.

– Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days; additionally, suspended 60 days for right eyebrow laceration unless cleared earlier by doctor.

– Clay Guida: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days; additionally, suspended 60 days for facial laceration unless cleared earlier by doctor.

– Josh Thomson: Suspended seven days for mandatory rest period; additionally, suspended 60 days for right eyelid laceration unless cleared earlier by doctor.

– Daron Cruickshank: Suspended seven days for mandatory rest period; additionally, suspended 60 days for left eyelid laceration unless cleared earlier by doctor.

– Kyle Kingsbury: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.

– Hernani Perpetuo: Suspended indefinitely for possible left wrist fracture and possible right foot fracture. Must be cleared by doctor.

– Tim Means: Suspended seven days for mandatory rest period; additionally, suspended 180 days for possible finger fracture unless cleared earlier by doctor.

– Gilbert Burns: Suspended seven days for mandatory rest period; additionally, suspended 60 days for right eyebrow and scalp lacerations, and 180 days for possible left thumb fracture unless cleared earlier by doctor.

– Andreas Stahl: Suspended seven days for mandatory rest period; additionally, suspended 180 days for possible left cheek and nasal fracture unless cleared earlier by doctor.

– Steven Siler: Suspended seven days for mandatory rest period; additionally, suspended 60 days for left thumb laceration unless cleared earlier by doctor.

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