twitter google

Strikeforce: Barnett Vs. Cormier Medical Suspensions Leave Main Event Fighters Out For Six Months

The war of a five-round heavyweight battle left Daniel Cormier and Josh Barnett with 180-day medical suspensions handed down by the California State Athletic Commission. The suspensions were released to MMAWeekly.com on Monday night.

Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier went down this past Saturday night, with Cormier securing the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix title by defeating Barnett.

Below are the complete list of medical suspensions for the fighters from the card:

Daniel Cormier was suspended for 180 days unless cleared by a physician for possible right second finger fracture and 60 days unless cleared by a physician for left eyelid laceration.

Josh Barnett was suspended for 180 days unless cleared by a physician for possible left hand fracture and 60 days unless cleared by a physician for multiple facial lacerations.

Josh Thomson was suspended for 180 days unless cleared by a physician for possible left knee fracture and possible right hand fracture.

Isaac Valle-Flagg was suspended for 60 days unless cleared by a physician for a one-inch laceration for right south orbital area.

Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante was suspended for 180 days unless cleared by a physician for possible left shoulder ligament injury.

Virgil Zwicker was suspended 30 days for a hard bout and 180 days unless cleared by a physician for possible left middle finger fracture.

Yuri Villefort was suspended for 180 days unless cleared by a physician for possible right knee ligament injury.

Bobby Green was suspended for 180 days unless cleared by a physician for possible third finger fracture on left hand.

James Terry was suspended for 60 days unless cleared by a physician for possible nasal fracture and laceration.

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

UFC on FOX 26: Lawler vs. dos Anjos

Event Date: December 16, 2017
Broadcast: Fox

UFC 219

Event Date: December 30, 2017
Broadcast: TBD