UFC 203 medical suspensions: Overeem, 5 others out indefinitely

UFC 203 is in the books and the Ohio State Athletic Commission has handed down its medical suspensions following the event.

Alistair Overeem, who suffered a devastating first-round knockout loss to UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic, received an indefinite suspension pending neurological clearance. Overeem is required to undergo a CT scan within the next five days and an MRI following that. If all is cleared, Overeem faces a minimum suspension of 60 days.

Other fighters receiving indefinite suspensions were Travis Browne, Jimmie Rivera, Brad Tavares and Sean Spencer.

Miocic, meanwhile, received a 45 day suspension without contact for 15 days.

Former WWE superstar Phil “CM Punk” Brooks, who was overwhelmed by Mickey Gall in his mixed martial arts debut, received a 45 day suspension with no contact for one month.

The full list of medical suspensions can be seen below, via MMAWeekly.com:

  • Stipe Miocic: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 15 days.
  • Alistair Overeem: Suspended indefinitely pending neurological clearance from a doctor. Must get a CT scan within five days and an MRI after five days. He faces a minimum suspension of 60 days.
  • Travis Browne: Suspended indefinitely pending an orthopedic clearance for his right index finger.
  • Phil “CM Punk” Brooks: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.
  • Jimmie Rivera: Suspended indefinitely pending ophthalmological clearance.
  • Jessica Andrade: No contact for 30 days.
  • Bethe Correia: No contact for 30 days.
  • Jessica Eye: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.
  • Brad Tavares: Suspended indefinitely pending medical clearance for his lower back.
  • Michael McBride:  Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.
  • Jason Gonzalez:  Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.
  • Sean Spencer: Suspended indefinitely pending medical clearance for his left hand.

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