UFC Fight Night 80 medical suspensions revealed

The medical suspensions for UFC Fight Night 80 have been released, and the mass majority of the fighters, who fought at the event, are going to be on the shelf for a little bit of time.

Some of the more notable suspensions include Rose Namajunas having to be cleared by a doctor if results of an x-ray on her left hand is positive, which would keep her out of action until June. Paige VanZant is out of action until January 25th while Michael Chiesa is out until January 10th and Jim Miller is out until January 1st. It should be noted that Sage Northcutt was not suspended at all, so he can return to the Octagon very soon if he wanted too.

UFC Fight Night 80 took place at the inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino on Thursday, December 10th, 2015.

The event was headlined by a women’s strawweight bout as Rose Namajunas meets Paige VanZant. The main card featured four bouts with Jim Miller fighting Michael Chiesa in the co-main event, Sage Northcutt fought Cody Pfister, and Elias Theodorou took on Thiago Santos.

Down below are the entire medical suspensions:

  • Rose Namajunas: Must have left hand x-rayed and cleared by Dr. or no contest until 06/10/16.
  • Paige VanZant: Suspended until 01/25/16 and no contact until 01/10/16.
  • Michael Chiesa: Suspended until 01/10/16 and no contact until 01/01/16.
  • Jim Miller: Suspended until 01/01/16 and no contact until 12/25/15.
  • Cody Pfister: Suspended until 01/10/16 and no contact until 01/01/16.
  • Elias Theodorou: Must have right hand x-rayed and cleared by Dr. or no contest until 06/10/16; minimum suspension no contest until 01/25/16, no contact until 01/10/16.
  • John Howard: Suspended until 01/25/16 and no contact until 01/10/16.
  • Sergio Moraes: Must have left hand x-rayed and cleared by Dr. or no contest until 06/10/16; minimum suspension no contest until 01/10/16, no contact until 01/01/16.
  • Omari Akhmedov: Suspended until 01/10/16 and no contact until 01/01/16.
  • Kevin Casey: Must have Ophthalmologist clearance or no contest until 06/10/16.
  • Aljamain Sterling: Must have MRI by December 18, 2015.
  • Johnny Eduardo: Suspended until 01/25/16 and no contact until 01/10/16.
  • Andreas Stahl: Suspended until 01/25/16 and no contact until 01/10/16.
  • Emily Kagan: Must have Orthopedic clearance on left knee or no contest until 06/10/16; minimum suspension no contest until 01/10/16, no contact until 01/01/16.

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