UFC Vegas 24 Medical Suspensions: Three Fighters Facing Six-Month Medical Suspensions

UFC Vegas 24 has had some casualties with three fighters potentially facing six-month suspensions.

The medical suspensions have been obtained from MixedMartialArts.com. Fighters can return to action sooner than their suspensions indicate should they receive medical clearance from a doctor. Chase Sherman, Juan Espino, and featherweight Luis Pena are the three competitors potentially facing six-month suspensions. Sherman requires clearance by the doctor for his left knee, right foot, and right tibia/fibia. Espino meanwhile needs clearance for his right elbow and Pena for his left hand.

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Here is the full list of suspensions from UFC Vegas 24:

Robert Whittaker defeated Kelvin Gastelum by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)

  • Whittaker suspended until 5/18/21, no contact until 5/9/21 (hard fight)
  • Gastelum suspended until 5/18/21, no contact until 5/9/21 (right eyelid laceration)

Andrei Arlovski defeated Chase Sherman by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

  • Arlovski suspended until 5/18/21, no contact until 5/9/21 (hard fight)
  • Sherman must have MRI of left knee, x-ray of right foot and right tibia/fibia. If any positive must have orthopedic Dr. clearance or no contest until 10/15/21. Minimum suspension no contest until 5/18/21. No contact until 5/18/21

Jacob Malkoun defeated Abdul Razak Alhassan by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Malkoun suspended until 5/9/21, no contact until 5/2/21

Alhassan suspended until 5/18/21, no contact until 5/9/21

Tracy Cortez defeated Justine Kish by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

  • Cortez suspended until 5/9/21, no contact until 5/2/21
  • Kish suspended until 5/9/21, no contact until 5/2/21

Luis Pena defeated Alex Munoz by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

  • Pena must have x-ray of left hand, if positive must have orthopedic Dr. clearance or no contest until 10/15/21, minimum suspension no contest until 5/18/21. No contact until 5/9/21
  • Munoz suspended until 5/9/21, no contact until 5/2/21

Alexander Romanov defeated Juan Espino by technical split decision per NAC- accidental foul

  • Romanov suspended until 5/18/21, no contact until 5/9/21
  • Espino must have MRI of right elbow, if positive must have orthopedic Dr. clearance or no contest until 10/15/21

Jessica Penne defeated Lupita Godinez by split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

  • Penne suspended until 5/18/21, no contact until 5/9/21 – left eyebrow laceration

Gerald Meerschaert defeated Bartosz Fabinski by submission (Rear-Naked Choke, Round 1, 2:00)

  • Fabinski suspended until 5/18/21, no contact until 5/9/21 – laceration under right eye

Austin Hubbard defeated Dakota Bush by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

  • Hubbard suspended until 5/9/21, no contact until 5/2/21
  • Bush suspended until 5/2/21, no contact until 4/25/21

Tony Gravely defeated Anthony Birchak by TKO, Round 2, 1:31

  • Birchak suspended until 6/2/21, no contact until 5/18/21

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