St. Pierre, 6 Others Receive 60-Day Medical Suspensions
By: Sherdog.com Staff May 2, 2011
Welterweight champion Georges St.
Pierre was one of seven fighters to receive 60-day medical
suspensions in wake of UFC 129 on Saturday at the Rogers Centre in
Toronto, according to the Ontario Ministry of Consumer
St. Pierre (Pictured; file photo) defeated Jake Shields by
unanimous decision in the main event to retain his 170-pound crown
but suffered an eye injury in the process. One of his trainers,
Greg Jackson, deemed the injury “significant.” St. Pierre, 29, has
won nine consecutive fights, six of them by unanimous decision.
Shields, who saw his 15-fight winning streak come to an end in his
second UFC appearance, was suspended for two weeks for
Meanwhile, featherweight title contender Mark Hominick
was also suspended for 60 days after he went five grueling rounds
with 145-pound champion Jose Aldo. The
Brazilian raised a tennis ball-sized hematoma on Hominick’s
forehead with a short elbow strike on the ground. Hominick must
undergo a CT scan before being reinstated. Aldo received a 30-day
suspension due to facial lacerations.