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Bellator 106 Medical suspensions: 8 Fighters Out for 2 Months, Riggs Out for 6 Months

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The Bellator 106 medical suspensions have been revealed, with both Eddie Alvarez and Michael Chandler out for two months each.

Both Alvarez and Chandler are suspended for 60 days with no contact, pending a physician’s clearance. The two fought to a razor thin split decision in the night’s main event, with Alvarez taking home the Bellator lightweight title.

Meanwhile, Emmanuel Newton will be taking two months of as well for a cut he sustained during his win over Muhammed “KingMo” Lawal in the co-main event.

Joe Riggs was handed the longest suspension. He’ll be out for up to six months, despite winning his bout with Mike Bronzoulis.

The full list of suspensions are as follows:

  • Eddie Alvarez: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact, or until cleared by physician, for laceration to left eyelid and paid in orbital bone
  • Michael Chandler: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact, or until cleared by physician, for laceration to left eye
  • Emanuel Newton: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact, or until cleared by physician, for laceration to left cheek
  • Muhammed Lawal: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Daniel Straus: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Pat Curran: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact, or until cleared by physician, for laceration to scalp
  • Joe Riggs: suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact, or until cleared by physician, for possible fractured right orbital and right thumb, and suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact for laceration to left eyebrow
  • Mike Bronzoulis: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Mike Richman: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Akop Stepanyan: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact, or until cleared by physician, for laceration to left eyelid, and suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO
  • Cristiano Souza: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Alejandro Garcia: suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact, or until cleared by physician, for possible fractured right forearm
  • Brandon Halsey: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Hector Ramirez: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO
  • Jesse Juarez: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Joe Williams: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for hard bout
  • Mike Guymon: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Aaron Miller: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Cleber Luciano: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact, or until cleared by physician, for laceration to right temple
  • Joe Camacho: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact, or until cleared by physician, for laceration to left upper eyelid
  • Josh Smith: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Darren Smith: mandatory seven-day suspension
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