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UFC 152 medical suspensions and injuries: Jon Jones suspended indefinitely following Vitor Belfort's armbar attempt

Photo of Jon Jones (L) getting cranked by Vitor Belfort by Esther Lin for <a href="" target="new">MMA Fighting</a>
Photo of Jon Jones (L) getting cranked by Vitor Belfort by Esther Lin for MMA Fighting

Why don't you have a seat over there.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones lost a first round battle of arms en route to winning the main event war against Vitor Belfort at the UFC 152: "Jones vs. Belfort" pay-per-view (PPV) last Saturday night (Sept. 22, 2012) at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

"The Phenom" was unable to submit "Bones" with an armbar attempt in the opening frame, but still did enough damage to sideline the champ indefeinitely.

That's according to the UFC 152 medical suspensions list handed down earlier today by the Ontario Athletic Commission, which also earned Belfort a 30-day vacation for getting split open above his eye.

Other indefinite suspensions included Charles Oliveira, who went Electric Boogaloo at the hands of Cub Swanson, and Roger Hollett, who huffed and puffed his way to a unanimous decision loss against Matt Hamill.

That's not all.

After the jump, the complete list of UFC 152 injuries and medical suspensions (courtesy of

Kyle Noke: 14 days rest
Charlie Brenneman: Indefinite; needs MRI for medical clearance (minimum 60 day suspension)

Michel Gagnon: 14 days rest
Walel Watson: 14 days rest

Seth Baczynski: 14 days rest
Simeon Thoresen: Indefinite; needs MRI for medical clearance (minimum 60 day suspension)

Marcus Brimage: 14 days rest
James Hettes: 14 days rest

Sean Pierson: 14 days rest
Lance Benoist: 30 days rest; forehead laceration

T.J. Grant: 14 days rest
Evan Dunham: 60 day suspension; deep cut on forehead

Vinny Magalhaes: 14 days rest
Igor Pokrajac: 30 day suspension

Cub Swanson: 14 days rest
Charles Oliveira: Indefinite suspension; needs CT/MRI for medical clearance (minimum 60 day suspension)

Matt Hamill: 14 days rest
Roger Hollett: Indefinite suspension; needs x-ray of left hand for medical clearance (minimum 30 day suspension)

Michael Bisping: 14 days rest
Brian Stann: 14 days rest

Demetrious Johnson: 14 days rest
Joseph Benavidez: 30 days suspension; cut over left eye

Jon Jones: Indefinite suspension; needs x-ray of right arm for medical clearance (minimum 14 day suspension)
Vitor Belfort: 30 days rest; laceration over eye

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

For complete UFC 152 results and blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action click here.

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