UFC On FX 3 Medical Suspensions Revealed
Posted on 13 Jun 2012
by MMAScoops.com Staff
Here is the full list of medical suspensions after the events of UFC on FX 3.
The most notable suspension is the fact that Matt Grice has an indefinite medical suspension due to a possible broken foot after his unanimous decision win over Leonard Garcia. Grice will not be able to return until his is cleared by an orthopedist. His foot was swollen after his fight and he said he broke it.
Scott Jorgensen and Eddie Wineland each had 60-day suspensions for their "Fight of the Night", as did Josh Neer, who lost his fight. Neer was knocked out by Mike Pyle in the first round. Wineland also knocked out Jorgensen, in the second round, but had a forehead laceration.
The suspensions came from the Florida State Boxing Commission, which oversaw the event. The event took place at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. It featured the first ever flyweight headliner with Demetrious Johnson vs. Ian McCall II.
Here's the full list:
Matt Grice: Indefinite suspension pending orthopedic clearance due to possible left foot fracture
Josh Neer: Suspended 60 days for precautionary reasons due to knockout
Eddie Wineland: Suspended 60 days due to forehead laceration
Scott Jorgensen: Suspended 60 days due to possible concussion
Lance Benoist: Suspended 45 days sue to lacerations on right eyebrow and under right eye
Sean Pierson: Suspended 45 days due to scalp laceration
Justin Salas: Suspended 30 days due to chin laceration