WEC 52 Medical Suspensions

The Nevada State Athletic Commission handed out the medical suspensions for this past Thursday’s WEC 52 event, suspending a total of nine fighters.
Facing the longest suspensions were main-event fighter Urijah Faber, Javier Vazquez, Raphael Assuncao, CLint Godfrey, and Yves Jabouin who all received up to six month suspensions barring clearance from a physician.
WEC 52: Faber […]

medicalsuspensions8dThe Nevada State Athletic Commission handed out the medical suspensions for this past Thursday’s WEC 52 event, suspending a total of nine fighters.

Facing the longest suspensions were main-event fighter Urijah Faber, Javier Vazquez, Raphael Assuncao, CLint Godfrey, and Yves Jabouin who all received up to six month suspensions barring clearance from a physician.

WEC 52: Faber vs. Mizugaki took place on Nov. 11th at The Pearl at the Palms Casino and Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada with the main card airing live on the Versus Network.

The full list of WEC 52 medical suspensions are as follows:

Urijah Faber suspended until 5/11/11 unless his left shoulder is cleared by an ortho.

Takeya Mizugaki suspended until 12/27/10 with no contact until 12/12/10.

Javier Vazquez must have nasal and facial bones x-rayed, if positive he must be cleared by a doctor and no contest until 5/11/11. Otherwise, Vazquez is suspended until 12/27/10 with no contact until 12/12/10.

Francisco Rivera suspended until 12/27/10 with no contact until 12/12/10 following a knockout.

Raphael Assuncao must have right foot x-rayed and cleared by an ortho or no contest until 5/11/11.

Edward Faaloloto suspended until 12/12/10 with no contact until 12/3/10 due to left eyebrow laceration.

Zack Micklewright suspended until 12/27/10 with no contact until 12/12/10.

Clint Godfrey suspended until 5/11/11 unless cleared by an ortho due to left elbow injury.

Yves Jabouin must have left thumb x-rayed and cleared by an ortho or no contest until 5/11/11.

HT: MMAWeekly.com for the medical suspensions.

UFC: Celebrating 17 Years of Struggle and Success

Remember when you were 17 years old? You didn’t have much going on but high school. Maybe you were a nerd, or a jock, or just a little bit of both. Perhaps you were behind the wheel of a car, but of course, you were still too young to vote.
Do yo…

Remember when you were 17 years old? You didn’t have much going on but high school. Maybe you were a nerd, or a jock, or just a little bit of both. Perhaps you were behind the wheel of a car, but of course, you were still too young to vote.
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UFC 122 bonuses: Vemola, Siver, Krauss and Scanlon earn $60,000 awards

OBERHAUSEN, Germany – Karlos Vemola, Dennis Siver, Pascal Krauss and Mark Scanlon
each earned $60,000 “Fight Night” bonuses for their performances
at Saturday’s “UFC 122: Marquardt vs. Okami” event.

Vemola earned the night’s “Knockout of the Night” aw…

OBERHAUSEN, Germany – Karlos Vemola, Dennis Siver, Pascal Krauss and Mark Scanlon
each earned $60,000 “Fight Night” bonuses for their performances
at Saturday’s “UFC 122: Marquardt vs. Okami” event.

Vemola earned the night’s “Knockout of the Night” award, Siver
picked up the “Submission of the Night” bonus, and Krauss and Scanlon shared “Fight of the Night” honors.

MMAjunkie.com learned of the bonus winners and award amounts while at UFC 121’s post-event press conference.


UFC 122 main-card recap: Okami decisions Marquardt, earns title shot

OBERHAUSEN, Germany – UFC middleweight contender Yushin Okami didn’t
exactly bring the thunder, but the durable Japanese brute did outmatch
the highly respected Nate Marquardt over the course of their 15-minute
affair.

In a contest arranged to determ…

OBERHAUSEN, Germany – UFC middleweight contender Yushin Okami didn’t
exactly bring the thunder, but the durable Japanese brute did outmatch
the highly respected Nate Marquardt over the course of their 15-minute
affair.

In a contest arranged to determine the next challenger to the UFC’s
middleweight crown, Okami stifled Marquardt for three rounds and was
awarded a unanimous-decision victory.

The bout served as the main event for Saturday’s “UFC 122: Marquardt vs.
Okami,” which took place Saturday at Konig Pilsener Arena in
Oberhausen, Germany, and aired via same-day tape delay in the U.S.


UFC 122 preliminary-card recap: Matyushenko tops Ferreira in a head-scratcher

OBERHAUSEN, Germany – Vladimir Matyushenko earned a much-needed victory and knocked out highly touted Brazilian veteran/UFC newcomer Alexandre “Cacareco” Ferreira.

It just took a few minutes for everyone to realize what exactly happened.

The confusin…

OBERHAUSEN, Germany – Vladimir Matyushenko earned a much-needed victory and knocked out highly touted Brazilian veteran/UFC newcomer Alexandre “Cacareco” Ferreira.

It just took a few minutes for everyone to realize what exactly happened.

The confusing TKO win came in the featured preliminary-card bout of Saturday’s UFC 122 event, which took place at Konig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany.


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On Lesnar vs. Velasquez II: “There won’t be an immediate rematch, there …

UFC President Dana White spoke at the pre-fight press conference for UFC 122 and had the following to say about some upcoming battles in the heavyweight division.
On Lesnar vs. Velasquez II: “There won’t be an immediate rematch, there is no need for one. After the fight Brock took some time off to go hunting; he and […]

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