UFC Argentina Medical Suspensions: Neil Magny, Khalil Rountree Get 60 Days After KO Defeats

By Tristen Critchfield Nov 19, 2018


Both Neil Magny and Khalil Rountree received 60-day suspensions following brutal knockout defeats at UFC Fight Night 140 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Saturday night.

The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA), which oversaw the event, released medical suspensions from the card on Tuesday. Magny suffered a knockout loss to Santiago Ponzinibbio 2:36 into the fourth round of their welterweight headliner at Parque Roca Arena. Ponzinibbio, meanwhile, was suspended 45 days with 30 days of no contact.

Rountree fell victim to a Johnny Walker elbow just 1:57 into the opening round of their featured light heavyweight affair. Walker was given a 14-day suspension with seven days of no contact.

Two fighters at UFC Fight Night 140 are facing potential 180-day layoffs pending medical clearance: Jesus Pinedo (right thumb) and Anderson dos Santos (left thumb).

UFC Fight Night 140 Medical Suspensions:

Jesus Pinedo: Suspended 180 days pending x-ray of right thumb; minimum suspension of 30 days no contest, 21 days no contact

Anderson dos Santos: Suspended 180 days pending x-ray of left thumb; minimum suspension of 30 days no contest, 21 days no contact

Neil Magny: Suspended 60 days no contest, 45 days no contact

Khalil Rountree: Suspended 60 days no contest, 45 days no contact

Hector Aldana: Suspended 60 days no contest, 45 days no contact

Santiago Ponzinibbio: Suspended 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact

Darren Elkins: Suspended 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact

Cezar Ferreira: Suspended 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact

Guido Cannetti: Suspended 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact

Bartosz Fabinski: Suspended 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact

Austin Arnett: Suspended 30 days no contest, 21 days no contact

Laureano Staropolo: Suspended 30 days no contest, 21 days no contact

Devin Powell: Suspended 30 days no contest, 21 days no contact

Nad Narimani: Suspended 30 days no contest, 21 days no contact

Ricardo Lamas: Suspended 14 days no contest, 7 days no contact

Johnny Walker: Suspended 14 days no contest, 7 days no contact

Ian Heinisch: Suspended 14 days no contest, 7 days no contact

Marlon Vera: Suspended 14 days no contest, 7 days no contact

Cynthia Calvillo: Suspended 14 days no contest, 7 days no contact

Poliana Botelho: Suspended 14 days no contest, 7 days no contact

Michel Prazeres: Suspended 14 days no contest, 7 days no contact

Alexandre Pantoja: Suspended 14 days no contest, 7 days no contact

Yuta Sasaki: Suspended 14 days no contest, 7 days no contact

Humberto Bandenay: Suspended 14 days no contest, 7 days no contact

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