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Bellator 192 injuries, medical suspensions: Rory MacDonald facing potential six-month sit

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Bellator 192: Lima v MacDonald Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Bellator 192: “Rampage vs. Sonnen” went down inside The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. last Saturday night (Jan. 20, 2018). The main event saw Chael Sonnen take Quinton Jackson to a unanimous decision, while Rory MacDonald defeated Douglas Lima to claim the Welterweight title.

Medical suspensions from California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) for “Rampage vs. Sonnen” are in and following the main event (recap here) both Jackson and Sonnen will take the mandatory minimum seven days off.

After that it gets more interesting. MacDonald has been ordered to have 180 days of no contest or contact due to a possible fracture of his right hand and lower right leg. If he’s cleared to return sooner by a physician he still has a mandatory 45 days no contest and 30 days no contest. His opponent Lima has 60 and 60 unless cleared by a physician -- even then he still gets 45 and 30.

Check out the complete list of Bellator 192 injuries and medical suspensions:

* Chael Sonnen: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Quinton Jackson: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Rory MacDonald: Potential suspension of 180 days no contest, 180 days no contact due to possible fracture to right hand and right lower leg; must be cleared by physician to return sooner; 45-day no contest, 30-day no contact mandatory suspension
* Douglas Lima: Potential suspension of 60 days no contest, 60 days no contact due to laceration of the right eyebrow; must be cleared by physician to return sooner; 45-day no contest, 30-day no contact mandatory suspension
* Michael Chandler: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Goiti Yamauchi: Potential suspension of 60 days no contest, 60 days no contact due to laceration to left cheek; must be cleared by physician to return sooner; seven-day mandatory suspension
* Aaron Pico: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Shane Kruchten: Potential suspension of 180 days no contest, 180 days no contact due to possible fracture to right foot and right second toe; must be cleared by physician to return sooner; 45-day no contest, 30-day no contact mandatory suspension due to KO
* Henry Corrales: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Georgi Karakhanyan: Potential suspension of 180 days no contest, 180 days no contact due to possible fracture to right hand; potential suspension of 60 days no contest, 60 days no contact due to laceration of right eyebrow; must be cleared by physician to return sooner; Seven day mandatory suspension
* Cooper Gibson: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Andrew Lazo: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Chad George: Seven day mandatory suspension
* James Barnes: Potential suspension of 180 days no contest, 180 days no contact due to possible fracture to left shoulder; must be cleared by physician to return sooner; Seven day mandatory suspension
* Gabriel Green: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Christopher Padilla: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Jalin Turner: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Noah Tillis: Suspended 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact; no exception due to KO
* Arthur Estrazulas: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Mike Segura: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Roosevelt Roberts: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Tom Aaron: Suspended 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact; no exception due to KO
* Kyle Estrada: Seven day mandatory suspension
* David Duran: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Johnny Cisneros: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Marlen Magee: Potential suspension of 60 days no contest, 60 days no contact due to laceration to nose; must be cleared by physician to return sooner
* Guilherme Bomba: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Ivan Castillo: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Devon Brock: Potential suspension of 60 days no contest, 60 days no contact due to laceration to left eyebrow; must be cleared by physician to return sooner
* Khonry Gracie: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Jose Campos: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Haim Gozali: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Joey Davis: Seven day mandatory suspension
* Ian Butler: Suspended 45 days no contest, 30 days no contact; no exception due to KO

There you have it.

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.

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