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UFC on ESPN 31 Medical Suspensions: Aldo, Font Both Facing Potential 6-Month Terms



The UFC on ESPN 31 headliner took its toll on both competitors, as Jose Aldo and Rob Font are facing potentially lengthy medical suspensions following their bantamweight clash.

Aldo defeated Font via unanimous decision at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The Nova Uniao product must have a right orbital fracture cleared by a doctor or he will be sidelined until June 3. At a minimum he is suspended until Jan. 4 with no contact until Dec. 26. Font, meanwhile, must have left orbital and nasal fractures cleared by a doctor or he too will be out until June 3. At a minimum, the Boston native is suspended until Jan. 19 with no contact until Jan. 4.

The Nevada State Athletic Commission recently released a full list of medical suspensions from the event to mixedmartialarts.com.

Five other fighters from UFC on ESPN 31 are also facing potential six-month terms: Jamahal Hill (left elbow), Jimmy Crute (left orbital, nasal fractures), Brendan Allen (left hand), Dusko Todorovic (left foot, ankle) and Alonzo Menifield (left knee).

UFC on ESPN 31 Medical Suspensions:

Jose Aldo: must have right orbital fracture cleared by ENT doctor or no contest until 06/03/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 01/04/22, no contact until 12/26/21

Rob Font: must have left orbital and nasal fractures cleared by ENT doctor or no contest until 06/03/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 01/19/22, no contact until 01/04/22

Rafael Fiziev: suspended until 01/04/22. No contact until 12/26/21

Brad Riddell: suspended until 02/03/22. No contact until 01/19/22 ? Laceration repair above left eyebrow

Jamahal Hill: must have left elbow X-ray. If positive must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 06/03/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 12/26/21. No contact until 12/19/21

Jimmy Crute: must have left orbital or nasal bone fractures cleared by ENT doctor or no contest until 06/03/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 02/03/22, no contact until 01/19/22

Leonardo Santos: suspended until 01/04/22. No contact until 12/26/21

Brendan Allen: must have left hand X-ray and MRI. If positive must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 06/03/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 01/19/22, no contact until 01/04/22

Mickey Gall: suspended until 01/04/22. No contact until 12/26/21

Dusko Todorovic: must have left foot/ankle MRI. If positive must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 06/03/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 12/26/21, no contact until 12/19/21

Maki Pitolo: suspended until 01/19/22. No contact until 01/04/22 ? Laceration repair under right eye

Zhalgas Zhumagulov: suspended until 01/19/22. No contact until 01/04/22

Bryan Barberena: suspended until 01/04/22. No contact until 12/26/21

Darian Weeks: suspended until 12/26/21. No contact until 12/19/21

Cheyanne Vlismas: suspended until 01/04/22. No contact until 12/26/21 ? Hard fight

Mallory Martin: suspended until 01/04/22. No contact until 12/26/21

Alonzo Menifield: must have left knee MRI. If positive must have orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 06/03/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 01/04/22, no contact until 12/26/21

Chris Gruetzemacher: suspended until 01/04/22. No contact until 12/26/21

Louis Smolka: suspended until 01/19/22. No contact until 01/04/22

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