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UFC Fight Night 32 Medical Suspensions: Two Fighters Out for Six Months

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The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission has revealed the medical suspensions from UFC Fight Night 32. All of the event’s participants have been handed mandatory downtime, with two of them out for up to six months.

Every fighter on the card has been suspended for at least 14 days, with especially lengthy suspensions for Brandon Thatch and Rony Jason.

Thatch is out with possible ankle and shoulder injuries, while Jason received a laceration on his arm from punching a wall after the fight. Both men will be out for up to six months, unless cleared by a physician.

Headliner Dan Henderson will be out for up to 45 days after his KO loss to Vitor Belfort, while Belfort himself has received only the minimum 14 days suspension.

The full list of suspensions are as follows:

• Vitor Belfort: suspended 14 days with no contact for seven days
• Dan Henderson: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days
• Cezar Ferreira: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days
• Daniel Sarafian: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days
• Rafael Cavalcante: suspended 14 days with no contact for seven days
• Igor Pokrajac: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days
• Paulo Thiago: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days
• Brandon Thatch – Suspended 180 days or until cleared by doctor after ankle magnetic resonance imagining and shoulder X-ray
• Santiago Ponzinibbio: suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days
• Ryan LaFlare: suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days
• Rony Jason – suspended 180 days
• Jeremy Stephens: suspended 21 days with no contact for 14 days
• Godofredo Pepey: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days
• Sam Sicília: suspended 14 days with no contact for seven days
• Thiago Perpetuo: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days
• Omari Akhmedov: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days
• Thiago Tavares: suspended 21 days with no contact for 14 days
• Justin Salas: suspended 14 days with no contact for seven days
• Adriano Martins: suspended 14 days with no contact for seven days
• Daron Cruickshank: suspended 21 days with no contact for 14 days
• Jose Maria: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days
• Dustin Ortiz: suspended 14 days with no contact for seven days

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