UFC 129 medical suspensions released
All competitors from last weekend’s “UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields” have received medical suspensions.
MMAjunkie.com reported the news earlier on Monday.
Out of the 24 suspensions given out, UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and six others earned the lengthiest with 60 day suspensions. The other six include Mark Hominick, who fought featherweight champion Jose Aldo in the evening’s co-main event, Randy Couture, Jason Brilz, Kyle Watson, Charlie Valencia, and Sean Pierson. Hominick and St. Pierre were the only ones out of the seven to avoid being knocked out.
From the evening’s preliminary card, Nate Diaz was given a suspension of 45 days following his loss to Rory MacDonald, while Jake Ellenberger will be out the same amount of time following his knockout victory over Sean Pierson.
UFC 129 took place at the Rogers Centre in Toronto and featured St. Pierre’s welterweight title defense against Jake Shields. In the co-main event of the evening, featherweight title-holder Aldo managed to outpoint Hominick on the judges’ scorecards.
The full list of suspensions can be found below:
60 Day Medical Suspensions:
Georges St. Pierre (eye injury)
Mark Hominick (precautionary reasons)
Sean Pierson (knockout)
Kyle Watson (left eye laceration and knockout)
Charlie Valencia (knockout)
Jason Brilz (knockout)
Randy Couture (knockout)
45 Day Medical Suspensions:
Nate Diaz (left eye laceration)
Jake Ellenberger (possible hand injury)
30 Day Medical Suspensions:
Jose Aldo (lacerations)
Mark Bocek (head laceration)
14 Day Medicial Suspensions (all for precautionary reasons):