UFC 131 Injuries And Medical Suspensions

The Vancouver Athletic Commission today released the names of those fighters receiving medical suspensions after June 11's UFC 131: Dos Santos vs. Carwin in the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Several of the bouts featured dramatic knock out finishes and, unsurprisingly, a number of the fighters have been required to receive follow up examinations from their personal physicians.

Here is the complete list of suspensions:

Darren Elkins -- Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact.

Michihiro Omigawa -- Suspended for a mandatory 9 days of rest.

Aaron Rosa -- Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact.

Joey Beltran -- Suspended for a mandatory 9 days of rest.

Jason Young -- Suspended for 180 days pending foot x-ray; if cleared, suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact.

Dustin Poirier -- Suspended for a mandatory 9 days of rest.

James Head -- Suspended 60 days with 45 days no contact.

Nick Ring -- Suspended for a mandatory 9 days of rest.

Mike Massenzio -- Suspended for 30 days with 21 days no contact.

Krzysztof Soszynski -- Suspended for a mandatory 9 days of rest.

Chris Weidman -- Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact.

Jesse Bongfeldt -- Suspended for a mandatory 9 days of rest.

Yves Edwards -- Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact.

Sam Stout -- Suspended for a mandatory 9 days of rest.

Vagner Rocha -- Suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact.

Donald Cerrone -- Suspended for a mandatory 9 days of rest.

Dave Herman -- Suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact.

Jon Olav Einemo -- Suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact.

Mark Munoz -- Suspended for a mandatory 9 days of rest.

Demian Maia -- Suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact.

Diego Nunes -- Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact.

Kenny Florian -- Suspended for a mandatory 9 days of rest.

Shane Carwin -- Suspended 60 days with 45 days no contact.

Junior dos Santos -- Suspended for a mandatory 9 days of rest.

Keep in mind that fighters' suspensions are often reduced after consultation with a physician. The suspensions are often simply precautions. 

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