UFC 134 medical suspensions and injuries for 'Silva vs Okami' on Aug. 27 in Brazil

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Medical suspensions have been released for the fighters competing at UFC 134: "Silva vs. Okami," which took place on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

With several of the bouts ending early (and violently), there were a handful of fighters who were flagged follow up visits with their doctors.

Chief among them was Forrest Griffin, who was given 180 days on the sidelines unless an x-ray of his right foot and jaw come up negative. Even then, he's out for a mandatory 45 days with 30 no contact.

It's not safe fighting Mauricio Rua, kids.

Joining him on injured reserve is Stanislav Nedkov, who needs to get his beak x-rayed and cleared by doctors or he's on the shelf for 180 days. This despite his knocking out Luiz Cane in the very first round.

But that's not all.

Here is the complete list of UFC 134 injuries and their medical instructions (via MixedMartialArts.com):

Ian Loveland: 30 days no contest, 21 days no contact, 180 days or must have negative chest x-ray; if positive, must be cleared by doctor

Yves Jabouin: 30 days no contest, 21 days no contact

Felipe Arantes: 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact

Yuri Alcantara: 7 days mandatory rest

Luis Ramos: 40 days no contest, 30 days no contact

Erick Silva: 7 days mandatory rest

Raphael Assuncao: 30 days no contest; 21 days no contact, 180 days or must have negative nasal x-ray; if positive, must be cleared by doctor

Dan Miller: 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact

Rousimar Palhares: 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact

Thiago Tavares: 7 days mandatory rest

Stanislav Nedkov: 30 days no contest, 21 days no contact, 180 days or must have negative nasal x-ray; if positive must be cleared by doctor

Luiz Cane: 30 days no contest, 21 days no contact

Brendan Schaub: 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact

Ross Pearson: 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact

Forrest Griffin: 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact, 180 days or must have negative of right foot and jaw, or cleared by doctor

Yushin Okami: 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact

Just a quick reminder: Fighters often return to action much quicker once doctors give them the green light. The lengthy suspensions are just a precaution in most cases.

For complete UFC 134 results and blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action click here and here.

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