UFC 157 Medical Suspensions Revealed For Henderson, Koscheck, Others

Dan Henderson and Josh Koscheck were two of several fighters handed lengthy medical suspensions by the California Athletic Commission after their recent fights at UFC 157.

MMAjunkie.com confirmed the suspensions with the commission, and both Henderson and Koscheck could be sidelined for upwards of six months.

If the fighter was not given a suspension as listed below, they were handed a seven-day suspension for precautionary reasons.

Dan Henderson – 6-month suspension unless cleared by physician for possible right hand fracture

Josh Neer – 6-month suspension unless cleared by physician for possible nasal fracture

Josh Koscheck – 45-day suspension, 30 days no contact; in addition, 6-month suspension unless cleared by doctor for possible right rotator cuff injury

Brendan Schaub – 60-day suspension unless cleared by physician for upper lip laceration

Dennis Bermudez – 60-day suspension unless cleared by physician for left eyebrow laceration

Matt Grice – 45-day suspension with 30 days no contact; in addition, 60-day suspension unless cleared by physician for front scalp laceration

Brock Jardine – 6-month suspension unless cleared by physician for left thigh injury

Yuri Villefort – 60-day suspension unless cleared by physician

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