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Khabib vs McGregor medical suspensions, UFC 229 injury report

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We had some pretty violent endings to the mixed martial arts (MMA) bouts that took place at the UFC 229 pay-per-view (PPV) event last Saturday night (Oct. 6, 2018) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, including the UFC 229 co-main event bloodbath between Tony Ferguson and Anthony Pettis.

Relive the carnage here.

So, not surprisingly, “Showtime” was one of several UFC 229 combatants to draw a six-month suspension — pending a doctor’s clearance — from Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), which certainly has its work cut out for it in the wake of the promotion’s post-event shenanigans.

More on that debacle here.

In addition, a select few were flagged for more serious injuries that require follow-up visits with their physicians. Joining Pettis in the six-month club are Dominick Reyes (leg), Jalin Turner (nasal fracture), Scott Holtzman (hand, foot), and Alan Patrick (orbital fracture).

Here is the complete list of UFC 229 injuries and medical suspensions:

Anthony Pettis: Must have nasal fracture cleared by doctor or no contest until 04/05/19

Dominick Reyes: Must have left leg x-rayed, if positive then receive orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 04/05/19

Jalin Turner: Must have nasal fracture cleared by doctor or no contest until 04/05/19; minimum suspension of no contest until 12/06, no contact until 11/21

Scott Holtzman: Must have right hand and right foot x-rayed, if positive then must receive orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 04/05/19; minimum suspension of no contest until 11/21, no contact until 11/06 due to cut on left forehead

Alan Patrick: Must have left orbital blowout fracture cleared by ENT doctor or ophthalmologist or no contest until 04/05/19; minimum suspension of no contest until 12/06, no contact until 11/21

Ovince Saint Preux: Suspended until 12/06, no contact until 11/21

Alexander Volkov: Suspended until 12/06, no contact until 11/21

Tonya Evinger: Suspended until 11/21, no contact until 11/06

Gray Maynard: Suspended until 11/21, no contact until 11/06 due to cut on left eyebrow

Ryan LaFlare: Suspended until 11/21, no contact until 11/06 due to cut on left forehead

Conor McGregor: Suspended until 11/06, no contact until 10/28

Derrick Lewis: Suspended until 11/06, no contact until 10/28 due to tough fight

Vicente Luque: Suspended until 11/06, no contact until 10/28

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 complete results and recap of all the UFC 229 festivities click here.