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UFC Vegas 41 medical suspensions: Injuries could bench Marvin Vettori, Paulo Costa until next April

UFC Fight Night: Costa v Vettori Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Top 5 middleweights Marvin Vettori and Paulo Costa are facing a pair of six-month medical suspensions following their five-round war atop the UFC Vegas 41 event last Sat. night (Oct. 23) inside the promotion’s APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Vettori captured a unanimous decision victory over “The Eraser.”

Here are the rest of the UFC Vegas 41 injuries and medial suspensions from the folks at MixedMartialArts.com, helpfully compiled by MMA Fighting:

Marvin Vettori: Must have X-rays on both forearms and MRI of right knee. If positive, must receive clearance from orthopedic doctor or no contest until April 22. Minimum suspension no contest until Dec. 8, no contact until Nov. 23
Paulo Costa: Must have X-ray on right foot. If positive, must receive clearance from orthopedic doctor and left eye must receive clearance from ophthalmologist or no contest until April 22. Minimum suspension no contest until Dec. 8, no contact until Nov. 23
Grant Dawson: Must receive clearance from thoracic doctor for broken 11th rib or no contest until April 22. Minimum suspension no contest until Nov. 23, no contact until Nov. 14
Ricky Glenn: Suspended until Nov. 23, no contact until Nov. 14
Joselyne Edwards: Suspended until Dec. 8, no contact until Nov. 23 — nasal laceration
Alex Caceres: Suspended until Nov. 14, no contact until Nov. 7 — lip laceration|
Seung Woo Choi: Suspended until Dec. 8, no contact until Nov. 23
Francisco Trinaldo: Must have X-ray on left hand. If positive, must receive clearance from orthopedic doctor or no contest until April 22. Minimum suspension no contest until Nov. 23, no contact until Nov. 14
Dwight Grant: Suspended until Nov. 23, no contact until Nov. 14
Ike Villanueva: Suspended until Dec. 6, no contact until Nov. 23
Gregory Rodrigues: Suspended until Nov. 23, no contact until Nov. 14
Jun Yong Park: Suspended until Dec. 23, no contact until Dec. 8|
Mason Jones: Must have MRI of right knee. If positive, must receive clearance from orthopedic doctor or no contest until April 22. Minimum suspension no contest until Nov. 23, no contact until Nov. 14
David Onama: Suspended until Nov. 23, no contact until Nov. 14
Maria Oliveira: Suspended until Nov. 23, no contact until Nov. 14
Laureano Staropoli: Suspended until Dec. 8, no contact until Nov. 23 — left eyebrow cuts
Khama Worthy: Suspended until Dec. 8, no contact until Nov. 23 — lip cut
Jeff Molina: Must have X-ray of right ankle. If positive, must receive clearance from orthopedic doctor or no contest until April 22. Minimum suspension no contest until Nov. 14, no contact until Nov. 7|
Daniel Lacerda: Suspended until Dec. 8, no contact until Nov. 23
Livinha Souza: Suspended until Nov. 23, no contact until Nov. 14
Zviad Lazishvili: Must have X-ray of right foot. If positive, must receive clearance from orthopedic doctor or no contest until April 22. Minimum suspension no contest until Nov. 23, no contact until Nov. 14

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 41 results and play-by-play click here.