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UFC 194 injuries and medical suspensions: Conor McGregor, Luke Rockhold facing six-month sits

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Jose Aldo coughed up his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight title to Conor McGregor this past weekend (Sat., Dec. 12, 2015), in the main event of the UFC 194 pay-per-view (PPV) inside MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

And it took all of 13 seconds.

As a result, Aldo has been sat until February, while "Notorious" was benched for six months -- pending physician clearance -- for damage sustained to his left wrist. The same holds true for new middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, who joins Chris Weidman in the six-month club until his doctor says otherwise.

Because of this.

Here is the complete list of UFC 194 medical suspensions and injuries from Nevada State Athletic Commission (via MMA Fighting):

Conor McGregor: requires x-ray of left wrist, if positive then must be cleared by doctor or no contest until 06/12
Luke Rockhold: requires x-ray of left foot/ankle, if positive then must be cleared by doctor or no contest until 06/12; minimum no contest until 01/12, no contact until 01/03
Chris Weidman: requires x-rays of both feet, if positive then must be cleared by doctor or no contest until 06/12; minimum no contest until 02/11, no contact until 01/27
Ronaldo Souza: Requires x-ray of left forearm, if positive then must be cleared by doctor or no contest until 06/12; minimum no contest until 01/12, no contact until 01/03
Urijah Faber: Requires MRI of left knee, x-rays of right ankle and left thumb, if positive then must be cleared by doctor or no contest until 06/12; minimum no contest until 01/27, no contact until 01/12
Tecia Torres: Requires x-ray of left thumb, if positive then must be cleared by doctor or no contest until 06/12; minimum no contest until 01/12, no contact until 01/03
Colby Covington: Requires CT Scan or MRI of right chest wall, if positive then must be cleared by doctor or no contest until 06/12; minimum no contest until 01/12, no contact until 01/03
Yancy Medeiros: Requires right knee sprain to be cleared by orthopedic doctor or no contest until 06/12; minimum no contest until 01/12, no contact until 01/03 due to left toe pain
John Makdessi: Requires x-ray of right thumb, if positive then must be cleared by doctor or no contest until 06/12
Jose Aldo: Suspended until 02/11, no contact until 01/27
Gunnar Nelson: Suspended until 01/27, no contact until 01/12 due to nasal bridge laceration
Frankie Saenz: Suspended until 01/27, no contact until 01/12
Jocelyn Lybarger-Jones: Suspended until 01/27, no contact until 01/12
Kevin Lee: Suspended until 01/27, no contact until 01/12
Yoel Romero: Suspended until 01/12, no contact until 01/03
Jeremy Stephens: Suspended until 01/12, no contact until 01/03
Joe Proctor: Suspended until 01/12, no contact until 01/03

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 194 weekend festivities click here.