There were a total of 11 medical suspensions resulting from last weekend’s UFC 109 event in Las Vegas.

On this occasion there were no serious injuries, with the longest suspensions being handed out  to Mike Swick (left elbow injury), Demain Maia (left eyelid laceration) and Mac Danzig (knee sprain).  Each will be out until August 6th – though a doctor can clear them earlier.

Despite emerging victorious Chael Sonnen’s facial injuries were evident for all to see and he will by suspended until March 24th as a result of his forehead and nasal lacerations.

See the full list of medical suspensions below:

  • Mark Coleman: Suspended until March 9 with no contact until Feb. 28 for precautionary reasons
  • Nate Marquardt: Suspended until March 9 with no contact until Feb. 28 for precautionary reasons
  • Chael Sonnen: Suspended until March 24 with no contact until March 9 due to forehead and nasal-bridge lacerations
  • Mike Swick: Suspended until Aug. 6 due to a possible left elbow injury, though can be cleared early by an orthopedic doctor; regardless, suspended until March 24 with no contact until March 9 for precautionary reasons
  • Demian Maia: Suspended until Aug. 6 due to an left vertical upper eyelid laceration, though can be cleared early by an ophthalmologist or ocular-plastics doctor
  • Dan Miller: Suspended until March 9 with no contact until Feb. 28 for precautionary reasons
  • Frank Trigg: Suspended until March 24 with no contact until March 9 for precautionary reasons
  • Mac Danzig: Suspended until Aug. 6 due to a possible left knee sprain, though can be cleared early by an orthopedic doctor
  • Justin Buchholz: Suspended until March 9 with no contact until Feb. 28 for precautionary reasons
  • Melvin Guillard: Must have ophthalmologic exam by March 26 or could be suspended indefinitely
  • Rolles Gracie: Suspended until March 9 with no contact until Feb. 28 for precautionary reasons

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