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UFC 200 medical suspensions: Miesha Tate, Sage Northcutt potentially out until 2017

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Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate and lightweight prospect Sage Northcutt highlighted a list of five fighters to receive potential six-month medical suspensions in the aftermath of the UFC 200, the Nevada Athletic Commission announced Monday.

Tate dropped her title via first-round submission to Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 200, which took place July 9 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, while Northcutt defeated Enrique Marin via decision on the night’s preliminary card. Both will now have to receive doctor’s clearance on their respective injuries or sit out until Jan. 2017.

The notable injury list is as follows: Tate (broken nose), Travis Browne (right wrist), Raphael Assuncao (nose), Northcutt (left elbow), and Diego Sanchez (right orbital and nasal fractures).

A complete list of UFC 200’s medical suspensions can be seen below.

Miesha Tate: Must have broken nose cleared by ENT doctor or no contest until 01/06/17; minimum suspension no contest until 09/08, no contact until 08/24
Travis Browne: Must have right wrist cleared by doctor or no contest until 01/06/17; minimum suspension no contest until 08/24, no contact until 08/09
Raphael Assuncao: Must have nose x-rayed, if positive then needs doctor clearance or no contest until 01/06/17
Sage Northcutt: Must have left elbow x-rayed, if positive then needs doctor clearance or no contest until 01/06/17; minimum no contest until 08/24, no contact until 08/09
Diego Sanchez: Must have right orbital and nasal fractures cleared by ENT or ophthalmologist or no contest until 01/06/17; minimum suspension no contest until 08/24, no contact until 08/09
Mark Hunt: Suspended until 08/24, no contact until 08/09
Anderson Silva: Suspended until 08/24, no contact until 08/09 due to laceration
Frankie Edgar: Suspended until 08/24, no contact until 08/09 due to facial lacerations
Enrique Marin: Suspended until 09/08, no contact until ….View full article

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