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TUF 19 Finale Medical Report: Penn, Gordon Among Those Hit

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Several fighters were given medical suspensions by the Nevada Athletic Commission from Sunday’s The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale event, including B.J. Penn.

Penn, who lost to Frankie Edgar in the main event and subsequently announced his retirement, has been suspended for 60 days.

Matt Van Buren, TUF 19 winner Eddie Gordon and Dhiego Lima were all given suspensions, including 180 days for Gordon.

The complete list can be found below:

B.J. Penn suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days for left eye laceration

Matt Van Buren suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days; additionally, suspended 180 days unless ophthalmologist clears right orbital fracture

Eddie Gordon suspended for 180 days unless left shoulder cleared by a doctor

Dhiego Lima suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days

Justin Scoggins suspended for 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Guto Inocente suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days for facial lacerations

Jesse Ronson suspended for 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Jumabieke Tuerxun suspended for 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Juan Manuel Puig suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days

Patrick Walsh suspended for 30 days with no contact for 21 days for scalp laceration

Keith Berish suspended for 180 days unless orthopedist clears left knee injury

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