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UFC Fight Night 28 Medical Suspensions: Jacare Out for 6 Months

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The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission has revealed the UFC Fight Night 28 medical suspensions.

The news was confirmed by MMAFighting.com earlier this weekend.

Headliner Glover Teixeira was suspended for 30 days, with 21 days of no contact; while his opponent Ryan Bader will be out for 45, with 30 days of no contact.

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, Jussier Formiga, and Kevin Souza meanwhile will be out for up to six months due to injuries. Both Jacare and Formiga broke their right feet, while Kevin Souza broke his right hand. Luckily, their 180 day suspensions can be cleared by a physician early if they recover faster.

You can read the full list of suspensions below:

Glover Teixeira: suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact
Ryan Bader: suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact
Ronaldo Souza: suspended 180 days, can fight sooner with physician clearance, requires x-ray on right foot
Yushin Okami: suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact
Joseph Benavidez: suspended 14 days, seven days no contact
Jussier Formiga: suspended 180 days, can fight sooner with physician clearance, requires x-ray on right foot
Piotr Hallmann: suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact
Francisco Trinaldo: suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact
Rafael Natal: suspended 14 days, seven days no contact
Tor Troeng: suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact
Ali Bagautinov: suspended 14 days, seven days no contact
Marcos Vinicius: suspended 45 days, 30 days no contact
Kevin Souza: suspended 180 days, can fight sooner with physician clearance, requires surgery on right hand
Lucas Martins: suspended 14 days, seven days no contact
Junior Hernandez: suspended 30 days, 21 days no contact
Elias Silverio: suspended 14 days, seven days no contact
Joao Zeferino: suspended 14 days, seven days no contact
Ivan Jorge: suspended 14 days, seven days no contact
Keith Wisniewski: suspended 14 days, seven days no contact
Sean Spencer: suspended 21 days, 14 days no contact
Yuri Villefort: suspended 21 days, 14 days no contact