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Derek Brunson, Kevin Holland draw light medical suspensions following UFC Vegas 22

UFC Fight Night: Brunson v Holland Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

UFC Vegas 22 injuries and medical suspensions were submitted to MixedMartialArts.com earlier this week for those athletes competing at the “Brunson vs. Holland” event last weekend (Sat., March 20, 2021) from inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

Not surprisingly, a fair share of combatants were handed mandatory timeouts, including middleweight headliners Derek Brunson and Kevin Holland. Both fighters will be sat for a couple of weeks following Brunson’s unanimous decision victory over “Trailblazer.”

The full list of UFC Vegas 22 medical suspensions (courtesy of MMA Junkie) includes:

Derek Brunson: Suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact due to right eyebrow laceration.
Kevin Holland: Suspended 21 days with 14 days no contact.
Song Kenan: Suspended 60 days with 45 days no contact due to right facial laceration.
Cheyanne Buys: Needs X-ray of right elbow, and clearance by doctor, otherwise suspended 180 days; minimum suspension is 30 days with 21 days no contact.
Montserrat Ruiz: Needs MRI of right elbow and X-ray of nose, doctor clearance, otherwise suspended 180 days; minimum suspension is 30 days with 21 days no contact.
Adrian Yanez: Needs X-ray of right hand, and clearance by doctor, otherwise suspended 180 days; minimum suspension is 30 days with 21 days no contact.
Gustavo Lopez: Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact.
Harry Hunsucker: Needs X-ray of left hand and thumb, clearance by doctor, otherwise suspended 180 days; minimum suspension is 45 days with 30 days no contact.
Marion Reneau: Suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact.
Macy Chiasson: Suspended 21 days with 14 days no contact.
Leonardo Santos: Suspended 60 days with 45 days no contact.
Grant Dawson: Suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact due to laceration behind right ear.
Trevin Giles: Needs X-ray of right foot, and clearance by doctor, otherwise suspended 180 days; minimum suspension is 30 days with 21 days no contact.
Roman Dolidze: Suspended 180 days or until right orbital floor and medial orbital blowout fractures are cleared by ENT; also suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.
Jesse Strader: Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact due to left cheek laceration.
Bruno Silva: Suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact.
J.P. Buys: Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact.

Max Griffin, Tai Tuivasa, and Montel Jackson escaped UFC Vegas 22 without suspension.

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 22 results and play-by-play click here.