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The medical suspensions are in for UFC 168 and show a number of fighters facing a six month suspension.

Naturally, headliner Anderson Silva is amongst them after breaking his leg in the second round of his rematch with Chris Weidman, though it’s believed it could be at least a year before he’d able to return to action – assuming he chooses to do so.

Josh Barnett is also out for six months due to a facial fracture acquired during a barrage of elbows courtesy of Travis Browne that ended his night by KO.

A damaged right shoulder also puts Dustin Poirier on the treatment table for six months despite the fact he actually won his fight on the main card.

Finally, Manny Gamburyan will have to take half a year out if an MRI scan proves that he has damaged his left knee.

See all the UFC 168 medical suspensions below.

  • Anderson Silva: Requires orthopedic clearance on right broken leg, or no contest until 06/27/14
  • Josh Barnett: Requires right maxillofacial fracture cleared by oral maxilla facial surgeon or plastic surgeon, or no contest until 06/27/14; minimum suspension until 02/26/14
  • Dustin Poirier: Requires right shoulder cleared by an orthopedic physician or no contest until 06/27/14; minimum suspension until 01/27/14, no contact until 01/18/14
  • Manny Gamburyan: Requires MRI of left knee; if positive then requires orthopedic clearance or no contest until 06/28/14; minimum suspension until 02/11/14, no contact until 01/27/14
  • William Patolino: Requires x-ray of right hand; if positive then requires orthopedic clearance or no contest until 06/28/14
  • Diego Brandao: Suspended until 02/11/14; no contact until 01/27/14
  • Chris Leben: Suspended until 02/11/14; no contact until 01/27/14 due to facial lacerations
  • Gleison Tibau: Suspended until 02/11/14; no contact until 01/27/14 due to laceration on his right cheek
  • Dennis Siver: Suspended until 02/11/14; no contact until 01/27/14 due to scalp laceration
  • Bobby Voelker: Suspended until 02/11/14; no contact until 01/27/14 due to facial and scalp lacerations
  • Estevan Payan: Suspended until 02/11/14; no contact until 01/27/14

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