UFC 195 Medical Suspensions: Dustin Poirier possibly out for 6 months

UFC 195 which took place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas this weekend certainly didn’t disappoint, the fight card headlined by Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit was a five round war.

Lawler (12-4 UFC), who defeated Condit (7-5 UFC) in a split decision win to retain his Welterweight belt landed a two month suspension following the fight. The former interim champ Condit also landed a two month suspension.

Dustin Poirier (11-3 UFC) also landed himself on the suspension list following a broken nose after his dominant win over Irishman Joseph Duffy (2-1 UFC), unless cleared by the doctor Poirier will be looking at a 180 day suspension.

The full list of medical suspensions from UFC 195 includes:

  • Robbie Lawler: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days.
  • Carlos Condit: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days.
  • Andrei Arlovski: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.
  • Kyle Noke: Needs fractured nose cleared by doctor or suspended 180 days; minimum suspension until 30 days with no contact for 21 days for left elbow strain
  • Drew Dober: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days.
  • Scott Holtzman: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days.
  • Dustin Poirier: Needs fractured nose cleared by doctor or suspended 180 days; minimum suspension 45 days with no contact for 30 days.
  • Joseph Duffy: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days.
  • Joe Soto: Needs follow-up exam with retinal specialist due May 1.
  • Edgar Garcia: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days.
  • Sheldon Westcott: Must have left knee and right hand X-ray; if broken, needs doctor clearance or suspended 180 days; minimum suspension 30 days with no contact for 21 days.

 

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