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UFC on ESPN+ 1 injuries, medical suspensions: Alexander Hernandez, two others face 60-day sits after Brooklyn brawls

UFC on ESPN+ 1 injuries and medical suspensions for the athletes who competed at at the “Cejudo vs Dillashaw” event on Saturday (Jan. 19, 2019) inside Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., were released by New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) via MMA Fighting.

Leading the way in mandatory sits is Alexander Hernandez, who was knocked out by Donald Cerrone in round two of their Lightweight affair, but not before getting busted up at the hands of the wily “Cowboy” for the better part of two rounds (highlights).

Karl Roberson was also handed a similar medical suspension after he was choked out by Glover Teixiera in the opening frame of their Light Heavyweight bout. Also, Belal Muhammad was benched for two months following his three round war with Geoff Neal.

Check out the full list below:

Karl Roberson: 60 days

Alexander Hernandez: 60 days

Belal Muhammad: 60 days

Vinicius Moreira: 45 days

T.J. Dillashaw: 30 days

Allen Crowder: 30 days

Yancy Medeiros: 30 days

Dustin Ortiz: 30 days

Rachael Ostovich: 30 days

Joanne Calderwood: 30 days

Ariane Lipski: 30 days

Cory Sandhagen: 30 days

Mario Bautista: 30 days

Dennis Bermudez: 30 days

Te Edwards: 30 days

Kyle Stewart: 30 days

Paige VanZant: 14 days

Chance Rencountre: 14 days

Henry Cejudo: 7 days

Greg Hardy: 7 days

Gregor Gillespie: 7 days

Joseph Benavidez: 7 days

Glover Teixeira: 7 days

Donald Cerrone: 7 days

Alonzo Menifield: 7 days

Geoff Neal: 7 days

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 UFC on ESPN+ 1: “Cejudo vs Dillashaw” results, including play-by-play, click here.

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