UFC 209 Medical Suspensions

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Here are the UFC 209 medical suspensions, which were handed out by the Nevada Athletic Commission:

Stephen Thompson: suspended until April 4 with no contact during training until March 26 due to multiple lacerations (forehead, left eye)

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David Teymur: suspended until April 19 with no contact during training until April 4 for precautionary reasons

Landon Vannata: suspended until April 4 with no contact during training until March 26 due to a right-cheek laceration

Rashad Evans: suspended until April 4 with no contact during training until March 26 for precautionary reasons

Mark Hunt: suspended until April 19 with no contact during training until April 4 for precautionary reasons

Luis Henrique: suspended until May 4 with no contact during training until April 4 due to multiple lacerations (left eyelid and left eyebrow)

Darren Elkins: suspended until April 19 with no contact during training until April 4 due to multiple lacerations (right eyebrow and bridge of nose)

Mirsad Bektic: suspended until April 19 with no contact during training until April 4 for precautionary reasons

Iuri Alcantara: suspended until April 4 with no contact during training until March 26 due to lacerations near left ear and knuckles

Luke Sanders: suspended until Sept. 1, though an orthopedic doctor can clear him early from a possible left-hand injury; regardless, suspended and no contact during training until April 19

Mark Godbeer: suspended until Sept. 1, though an orthopedic doctor can clear him early from a possible right-hand injury; regardless, suspended until April 4 with no contact during training until March 26

Daniel Spitz: no suspension but must have a follow-up MRI by Feb. 27, 2017

Tyson Pedro: suspended until Sept. 1, though an orthopedic doctor can clear him early from a possible right-hand injury; regardless, suspended until April 4 with no contact during training until March 26 due to a tongue laceration and left-eye swelling

Paul Craig: suspended until May 4 with no contact during training until April 4 due to a temporomandibular joint (jaw area) injury

Notes

* 14 fighters are medically suspended, while 8 fighters received no suspension

* 3 fighters are tied with the longest suspension at nearly 10 months each

* Daniel Spitz has the shortest suspension at 0 days, just needing to get an MRI

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