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UFC 156 Medical Suspensions Handed Down To Edgar, Overeem, Nogueira

Many of the fighters who competed this past Saturday night at UFC 156 have been given medical suspensions by the Nevada Athletic Commission.

Antonio Rogeiro Nogueira, who defeated Rashad Evans in the co-main event, was given an indefinite suspension for a possible right eye injury.

Complete suspensions can be found below.

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira suspended indefinitely until cleared by ophthalmologist for potential right eye injury

Frankie Edgar suspended until Aug. 2 for potential left orbital fracture, can be cleared early by a maxillofacial doctor following a CT scan; minimum suspension until April 4 with no contact in training until March 20

Francisco Rivera suspended until Aug. 2 for potential right hand/wrist injury, can be cleared early by an orthopedic doctor following an X-ray; minimum suspension until March 20 with no contact in training until March 5

Evan Dunham suspended until Aug. 2 for right orbital blowout fracture, can be cleared early by an ophthalmologist or plastic surgeon; minimum suspension until Feb. 24 with no contact in training until Feb. 17

Jay Hierons uspended until April 4 with no contact in training until March 20 for precautionary reasons

Alistair Overeem suspended until March 20 with no contact in training until March 5 for precautionary reasons

Antonio Silva suspended until March 5 with no contact in training until Feb. 24 due to chin laceration

Jacob Volkmann suspended until March 5 with no contact in training until Feb. 24 due to right eye contusion

Yves Edwards suspended until March 5 with no contact in training until Feb. 24 due to left eye laceration

Joseph Benavidez suspended until Feb. 24 with no contact in training until Feb. 17 due to forehead laceration

Gleison Tibau suspended until Feb. 24 with no contact in training until Feb. 17 for precautionary reasons

Chico Camus suspended until Feb. 24 with no contact in training until Feb. 17 for precautionary reasons

Edwin Figueroa suspended until Feb. 24 with no contact in training until Feb. 17 due to left eye laceration

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