UFC 171 Medical Suspensions: Carlos Condit, Jim Hettes, Robert Whiteford Out Indefinitely

By Mike Whitman Mar 26, 2014
Carlos Condit is out indefinitely with a knee injury. | Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com



Former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit will be sidelined indefinitely after suffering a knee injury in his UFC 171 defeat to Tyron Woodley.

UFC 171 took place March 15 at American Airlines Arena in Dallas and was headlined by Johny Hendricks’ hard-fought victory over Robbie Lawler to capture the vacant welterweight title live on pay-per-view.

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation recently released the show’s medical suspensions, revealing that Hendricks will be sidelined until March 31, while Lawler must sit out until April 15.

In addition to Condit, undercard competitors Jim Hettes and Robert Whiteford were also handed indefinite suspensions pending medical clearance. While Whiteford scored a unanimous decision victory over Daniel Pineda to open the show, Hettes was less successful, suffering a third-round technical knockout to Dennis Bermudez.

UFC 171 medical suspensions:

Johny Hendricks: suspended until 3/31/14
Robbie Lawler: suspended until 4/15/14
Tyron Woodley: suspended until 3/23/14
Carlos Condit: suspended indefinitely
Myles Jury: suspended until 4/15/14
Diego Sanchez: suspended until 4/30/2014
Hector Lombard: suspended until 3/25/14
Jake Shields: suspended until 4/15/14
Ovince St. Preux: suspended until 3/23/14
Nikita Krylov: suspended until 3/23/14
Kelvin Gastelum: suspended until 3/25/14
Rick Story: suspended until 3/25/14
Jessica Andrade: suspended until 3/25/14
Raquel Pennington: suspended until 3/25/14
Dennis Bermudez: suspended until 3/25/14
Jim Hettes: indefinitely suspended
Alex Garcia: suspended until 3/25/14
Sean Spencer: suspended until 3/25/14
Francisco Trevino: suspended until 3/25/14
Renee Forte: suspended until 3/25/14
Justin Scoggins: suspended until 3/25/14
Will Campuzano: suspended until 3/25/14
Sean Strickland: suspended until 3/23/14
Bubba McDaniel: suspended until 3/23/14
Robert Whiteford: indefinitely suspended
Daniel Pineda: suspended until 4/15/14

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