UFC on ESPN 24 Medical Suspensions: Three Fighters Facing Possible 6-Month Terms

By Tristen Critchfield May 11, 2021


Three fighters from this past Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 24 card could be sidelined for a significant period of time due to injuries suffered in their respective bouts.

Maurice Greene (right knee), Michael Trizano (right hand, right knee, right ankle) and Carlston Lindsay Harris (left ribs) are all facing six-month suspensions unless they receive doctor clearance. The Nevada Athletic Commission released a full list of medicals from UFC on ESPN 24 to mixedmartialarts.com.

UFC on ESPN 24 took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and saw Marina Rodriguez take a unanimous verdict against Michelle Waterson in the evening’s flyweight headliner. Though Rodriguez experienced some swelling on her jaw after absorbing a head kick in the fifth round, she only received a one-month term with no contact until May 30. Waterson is also suspended until June 8 with no contact until May 30.

UFC on ESPN 24 Medical Suspensions:

Marina Rodriguez: suspended until 6/8/21, no contact until 5/30/21 – swollen right jaw

Michelle Waterson: suspended until 6/8/21, no contact until 5/30/21

Donald Cerrone: suspended until 6/23/21, no contact until 6/8/21

Neil Magny: suspended until 5/30/21, no contact until 5/23/21 – small hematoma under left eye

Maurice Greene: must have MRI of right knee, if positive must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 11/5/21, minimum suspension no contest until 6/8/21, no contact until 5/30/21

Diego Ferreira: suspended until 6/23/21, no contact until 6/8/21

Phil Hawes: suspended until 5/30/21, no contact until 5/23/21

Kyle Daukaus: suspended until 7/8/21, no contact until 6/23/21 — laceration left eyebrow

Michael Trizano: must have X-ray of right hand, right knee, and right ankle, if positive must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 11/5/21

Ludovit Klein: suspended until 6/8/21, no contact until 5/30/21 – hematoma under left eye

Tafon Nchukwi: suspended until 7/8/21, no contact until 6/23/21 – lacerations under both eyebrows

Carlston Lindsay Harris: must have X-ray of left ribs, if positive must have doctor clearance or no contest until 11/5/21

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