UFC Fight Night 180 Medical Suspensions: James Krause Faces Potential 180-Day Term

By Tristen Critchfield Oct 19, 2020


The knee injury James Krause revealed he suffered in his victory over Claudio Silva at UFC Fight Night 180 could keep him out of action for a significant period of time.

Krause is facing a 180-day medical suspension unless he is cleared by an MRI on his right knee. At a minimum, Krause is suspended 30 days with 21 days of no contact. The UFC, which served as its own regulating body for Saturday’s event, released a full list of medical suspensions to mixedmartialarts.com.

UFC Fight Night 180 took place at the Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi on Saturday and saw Brian Orega take a five-round verdict over Chan Sung Jung in the evening’s featherweight headliner. Ortega received a 30-day sit with 21 days of no contact for a hard bout, while Jung got 45 days with 30 of no contact due to a right eyelid laceration suffered in the contest.

UFC Fight Night 180 Medical Suspensions:

Brian Ortega: 30 days for hard bout and 21 days no contact

Chan Sung Jung: 45 days for right eyelid laceration and hard bout; 30 days no contact

Katlyn Chookagian: 30 days for TKO defeat and 21 days no contact

Modestas Bukauskas: 60 days for KO defeat and 45 days no contact

James Krause: 180 days unless cleared by MRI for right knee; minimum 30 days with 21 days no contact

Claudio Silva: 30 days for left tib/fib and 21 days no contact

Thomas Almeida: 30 days for hard bout and 21 days no contact

Guram Kutateladze: 30 days for left eye hematoma and 21 days no contact

Mateusz Gamrot: 30 days for hard bout and 21 days no contact

Poliana Botelho: 30 days for right eye hematoma and 21 days no contact

Jun Yong Park: 30 days for left eyebrow laceration and 21 days no contact

John Phillips: 30 days for hard bout and 21 days no contact

Fares Ziam: 30 days for hard bout and 21 days no contact

Jamie Mullarkey: 30 days for hard bout and 21 days no contact

Gadzhimurad Antigulov: 45 days for TKO defeat and 30 days no contact

Mark Striegl: 180 days unless cleared by oral and maxillofacial doctor; minimum 60 days for KO defeat and 45 days no contact

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