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UFC Fight Night 78 injuries and medical suspensions: Neil Magny, Diego Sanchez facing six-month sits

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be sending some of its mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters to the sidelines following the carnage at UFC Fight Night 78, which took place last Saturday (Nov. 21, 2015) inside Monterrey Arena in Monterrey, Mexico.

Chief among them are main and co-main event fighters Neil Magny and Diego Sanchez, who both earned six-month sits for damage incurred during the FOX Sports 1 telecast. The former could have a jacked-up hand while the latter needs to have black-and-whites returned for his wounded leg.

That's not all.

Here are the full UFC Fight Night 78 injuries and medical suspensions provided to MixedMartialArts.com, which acts as the record and suspension keeper for the Association of Boxing Commissions.

Michael Prazares: Suspended seven days (mandatory rest period)
Valmir da Silva: Suspended seven days (mandatory rest period)
Polo Reyes: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by negative X-ray of left hand. Minimum suspension 30 days (21 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.
Cesar Arzamendia: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons
Vernon Ramos: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons
Alvaro Mendoza: Suspended seven days (mandatory rest period)
Andre Givens: Suspended seven days (mandatory rest period)
Gabriel Benitez: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons
Scott Jorgensen: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by orthopedic doctor. Minimum suspension 30 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.
Alejandro Perez: Suspended seven days (mandatory rest period)
Bartosz Fabinksi: Suspended seven days (mandatory rest period)
Hector Urbina: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by negative nasal X-ray. Minimum suspension 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.
Taylor Lapilus: Suspended seven days (mandatory rest period)
Erik Perez: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by negative X-ray of right foot. Minimum suspension 30 days (21 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.
Leonardo Silva: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by negative MRI of left shoulder, elbow. Minimum suspension 30 days (21 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.
Efrain Escudero: Suspended seven days (mandatory rest period)
Horacio Gutierrez: Suspended 30 days (21 days no contact) for precautionary reasons
Enrique Barzola: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by negative MRI of left shoulder. Minimum suspension 30 days (21 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.
Perry Montano: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by negative X-ray of left ankle. Minimum suspension 30 days (21 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.
Enrique Marin: Suspended 30 days (21 days no contact) for precautionary reasons
Henry Cejudo: Suspended 30 days (21 days no contact) for precautionary reasons
Jussier Formiga: Suspended seven days (mandatory rest period)
Diego Sanchez: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by negative X-ray of left leg. Minimum suspension 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons.
Ricardo Lamas: Suspended 30 days (21 days no contact) for precautionary reasons
Kelvin Gastelum: Suspended seven days (mandatory rest period)
Neil Magny: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by negative X-ray of left hand. Minimum suspension 30 days (21 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 "Monterrey" weekend festivities click here.