UFC Fight Night 103 Medical Suspensions: Rodriguez Sidelined Indefinitely; Penn Out 6 Months

By Tristen Critchfield Jan 18, 2017


Both Yair Rodriguez and B.J. Penn could be facing lengthy layoffs following their main event showdown at UFC Fight Night 103 on Sunday night.

Rodriguez has been suspended indefinitely pending physician clearance following his second-round technical knockout victory at Talking Stick Arena in Phoenix, while Penn, who was fighting for the first time since July 2014, will be sidelined for 180 days.

The Arizona Department of Gaming recently released medicals from the event but did not reveal specifics regarding each fighter’s suspension. All told, 15 competitors from UFC Fight Night 103 received at least a 30-day sit.

Devin Powell and Nina Ansaroff were also handed 180-day suspensions, while Ben Saunders and Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger have been sidelined indefinitely pending medical clearance.

UFC Fight Night 103 Medical Suspensions:

Yair Rodriguez: Suspended indefinitely, pending clearance from a physician

B.J. Penn: Suspended 180 days

Joe Lauzon: Suspended 30 days

Ben Saunders: Suspended indefinitely, pending clearance from a physician

Court McGee: Suspended 45 days

Sergio Pettis: Suspended 60 days

Devin Powell: Suspended 180 days

Frankie Saenz: Suspended 60 days

Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger: Suspended indefinitely, pending clearance from a physician

Nina Ansaroff: Suspended 180 days

Walt Harris: Suspended 30 days

Chase Sherman: Suspended 60 days

Joachim Christensen: Suspended 30 days

Bojan Mihajlovic: Suspended 30 days

Dmitry Smoliakov: Suspended 30 days

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