UFC 86 Medical Suspensions Handed Out

Quinton Jackson

It appears that UFC 86 took its toll on a bunch of the fighters involved in the event. As typically happens after a MMA event, medical suspensions were issued; probably the biggest one being given to Quinton Jackson.  Below are the medical suspensions handed out by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, which oversaw the event:

  • Quinton Jackson– suspended until Jan. 2 due to possible left knee, tibia, fibia and thumb injuries (can be cleared early by orthopedic doctor); minimum suspension until Aug. 5 with no contact until July 27 for precautionary reasons.
  • Forrest Griffin – suspended until Sept. 4 due to right-upper-eyelid laceration (can be cleared early by doctor).
  • Chris Lytle – suspended until Sept. 4 due to laceration near right eye (can be cleared early by doctor).
  • Josh Koscheck – suspended until Aug. 5 with no contact July 27 for precautionary reasons.
  • Marcus Aurelio – suspended until Jan. 2 due to possible left-thumb ligament injury (can be cleared early by orthopedic doctor); minimum suspension until Aug. 5 with no contact until July 27 for precautionary reasons.
  • Justin McCully – suspended until Jan. 2 due to possible left-shoulder injury (can be cleared early by doctor).
  • Cole Miller – suspended until Sept. 4 due to facial lacerations (can be cleared early by doctor).
  • Jorge Gurgel– suspended until Jan. 2 due to right tibia, fibia and elbow injuries (can be cleared early by orthopedic doctor).
  • Dennis Siver – suspended until Aug. 20 with no contact until Aug. 5 for precautionary reasons.
  • Justin Buchholz – suspended until Sept. 4 due to scalp laceration (can be cleared early by doctor). 
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