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Bum thumb could bench Mackenzie Dern until next April

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UFC fighter Mackenzie Dern works out at the RVCA Training Center in Costa Mesa... Photo by Hans Gutknecht/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images

UFC strawweight attraction Mackenzie Dern suffered a thumb injury during her unanimous decision loss to Marina Rodriguez in the UFC Vegas 39 main event last weekend in Las Vegas and could be looking at a lengthy medical suspension as a result.

Just like Alexandr Romanov and Charlie Ontiveros.

The former mucked up his middle finger by smashing Jared Vanderaa on the UFC Vegas 39 “Prelims” card while the latter may have suffered multiple fractures in his second-round technical knockout loss to Steve Garcia in the opening fight of the night.

Here are the rest of the UFC Vegas 39 medial suspensions from MixedMartialArts.com, helpfully compiled by MMA Fighting:

Mackenzie Dern: needs right thumb X-ray, if positive needs orthopedic doctor clearance or suspended until April 8; suspended at a minimum until Nov. 9 with no contact until Oct. 31.
Randy Brown: needs right great toe X-ray and MRI of left knee, if either positive needs orthopedic doctor clearance or suspended until April 8; suspended at a minimum until Nov. 9 with no contact until Oct. 31.
Tim Elliott: suspended until Oct. 31 with no contact until Oct. 24.
Matheus Nicolau: suspended until Oct. 31 with no contact until Oct. 24 for hard fight.
Sabina Mazo: suspended until Nov. 9 with no contact until Oct. 31.
Mariya Agapova: needs nasal bones X-ray, if positive needs ear, nose and throat doctor clearance or suspended until April 8; no contact until Nov. 9.
Chris Gutierrez: suspended until Oct. 31 with no contact until Oct. 24.
Felipe Colares: needs left elbow X-ray, if either positive needs orthopedic doctor clearance or suspended until April 8; suspended at a minimum until Nov. 24 with no contact until Nov. 9 for hard fight.
Alexandr Romanov: needs left middle finger X-ray, if positive needs orthopedic doctor clearance or suspended until April 8; suspended at a minimum until Nov. 9 with no contact until Oct. 31.
Jared Vanderaa: needs facial lacerations near left eye and on nose cleared by doctor or suspended until Nov. 24, no contact until Nov. 9.
Charles Rosa: needs left great toe X-ray, if positive needs orthopedic doctor clearance or suspended until April 8; suspended at a minimum until Nov. 9 with no contact until Oct. 31.
Damon Jackson: needs right ankle X-ray, if positive needs orthopedic doctor clearance or suspended until April 8; suspended at a minimum until Dec. 9 with no contact until Nov. 24 for large laceration near right eyebrow.
Silvana Gomez Juarez: needs left elbow X-ray, if positive needs orthopedic doctor clearance or suspended until April 8; suspended at a minimum until Nov. 9 with no contact until Oct. 31.
Steve Garcia: suspended until Nov. 24 with no contact until Nov. 9.
Charlie Ontiveros: needs orthopedic doctor clearance for fragments along distal medial humerus in right forearm & must have oral and maxillofacial surgeon, ear, nose and throat or ophthalmologist doctor clearance for fracture of region of junction of left zygoma and squamous portion of left temporal bone or or suspended until April 8; suspended at a minimum until Nov. 24 with no contact until Nov. 9.

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 Vegas 39 results and play-by-play click here.