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UFC 182 medical suspensions and injuries: Nate Marquardt joins six-month club

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Now that the dust has settled and the smoke has cleared, it's time to find out who's worse for the wear following the carnage at UFC 182 this past weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today issued its list of injuries and medical suspensions for the mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who participated in UFC 182, which took place last Saturday night (Jan. 3, 2015) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

And there are a few hefty sentences.

Chief among them is UFC middleweight Nate Marquardt, who joins Louis Gaudinot (left hand), Paul Felder (right foot), and Cody Garbrandt (right hand), on the list of six-month sits, after suffering an ankle injury in his unanimous decision loss to Brad Tavares.

That's not all.

Here is the full list of UFC 182 injuries and medical suspensions:

Daniel Cormier: Suspended 30 days (14 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.
Nate Marquardt: Suspended 180 days for possible right-ankle injury. Minimum suspension 30 days (21 days no contact) for right-cheek laceration.
Louis Gaudinot: Suspended 180 days for possible left-hand injury. Minimum suspension 30 days (21 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.
Josh Burkman: Suspended 21 days (14 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.
Danny Castillo: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.
Paul Felder: Suspended 180 days for possible right-foot injury. Minimum suspension 14 days (10 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.
Cody Garbrandt: Suspended 180 days for possible right-hand injury. Minimum suspension 21 days (14 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.
Marcus Brimage: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.
Jared Cannonier: Suspended 30 days (21 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.
Shawn Jordan: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for right-eyebrow laceration.
Rodrigo Damm: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.
Omari Akhmedov: Suspended pending MRI to follow/track arachnoid cyst by Jan. 3, 2017.
Alexis Dufresne: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.

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. In addition, not all injuries are recorded during the post-fight examination and often times surface in follow-up tests.

For a complete wrap up of all the UFC 182 weekend festivities click here.