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Four fighters are looking at a potentially lengthy time on the sidelines following UFC on ESPN 8.
The Florida State Boxing Commission released a full list of medical suspensions from the event to Sherdog.com on Monday. UFC on ESPN 8 took place at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida, on Saturday and saw Alistair Overeem defeat Walt Harris by second-round technical knockout in the evening’s headliner. Both Overeem and Harris received 45-day suspensions from the FSBC, which does not disclose the specific nature of each medical suspension.
The following four athletes were suspended for 180 days pending medical clearance: Miguel Baeza, Giga Chikadze, Irwin Rivera and Mara Romero Borella.
UFC on ESPN 8 Medical Suspensions:
Alistair Overeem: Suspended 45 days
Walt Harris: Suspended 45 days
Claudia Gadelha: Suspended 30 days
Dan Ige: Suspended 30 days
Edson Barboza: Suspended 30 days
Yadong Song: Suspended 30 days
Marlon Vera: Suspended 30 days
Matt Brown: Suspended 60 days
Miguel Baeza: Suspended 180 days or medical clearance; 30 days mandatory.
Anthony Hernandez: Suspended 45 days
Giga Chikadze: Suspended 180 days or medical clearance; 30 days mandatory
Irwin Rivera: Suspended 180 days or medical clearance; 30 days mandatory
Darren Elkins: Suspended 45 days
Nate Landwehr: Suspended 30 days
Mara Romero Borella: Suspended 180 days or medical clearance; 30 days mandatory
Rodrigo Nascimento Ferreira: Requires medical clearance; 30 days mandatory
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