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Strikeforce medical suspensions and injuries for 'Overeem vs Werdum'


Strikeforce medical suspensions and injuries for "Overeem vs. Werdum" on June 18 in Dallas were released last night by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation for the Showtime telecast held last Saturday night at the American Airlines Center. 

Every fighter that competed on the card was given at least a 10-day suspension.

There were a few that were given much longer marching orders and it's no surprise whose names show up first, as Conor Heun has been put on the shelf until Aug. 28 to deal with the dislocated elbow he suffered in his preliminary card win over Magno Almeida.

Justin Wilcox has also been sent on a mandatory vacation thanks to the accidental eye poke he suffered at the hands of Gesias Cavalcante. "The Silverback" will be riding the pine until at least Aug. 3.

Other notable fighters who were given a longer than normal layoffs were K.J. Noons (until July 19), thanks to his getting boxed up by Jorge Masvidal and Valentijn Overeem (July 19), thanks to his turtle up technical knockout loss to Chad Griggs.

But that's not all.

Here are the complete Strikeforce: "Overeem vs. Werdum" medical suspensions and injuries (via Sherdog):

Alistair Overeem: Suspended until June 28

Fabricio Werdum: Suspended until June 28

Josh Barnett: Suspended until June 28

Brett Rogers: Suspended until June 28

Jorge Masvidal: Suspended until June 28

K.J. Noons: Suspended until July 19

Daniel Cormier: Suspended until June 28

Jeff Monson: Suspended until June 28

Chad Griggs: Suspended until June 28

Valentijn Overeem: Suspended until July 19

Gesias Cavalcante: Suspended until June 28

Justin Wilcox: Suspended until Aug. 3

Magno Almeida: Suspended until June 28

Conor Heun: Suspended until Aug. 28

Nah-Shon Burrell: Suspended until June 28

Joe Ray: Suspended until July 27

Isaac Vallie-Flagg: Suspended until June 28

Brian Melancon: Suspended until June 28

Mike Bronzoulis: Suspended until June 28

Todd Moore: Suspended until June 28

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 "Overeem vs. Werdum" results and recap of all the night's action click here and here.

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