UFC 250 Medical Suspensions: Seven Fighters Facing 180-Day Terms

By: Tristen Critchfield
Jun 9, 2020


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UFC 250 main event competitors Amanda Nunes and Felicia Spencer are among seven fighters from this past Saturday’s card facing 180-day layoffs.

Nunes, who retained her featherweight title with a five-round verdict over Spencer at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, must have an x-ray of her right tibia/fibula cleared by an orthopedic surgeon or she will be sidelined for 180 days. “Lioness” is suspended for a minimum of 30 days with no contact for 20 days.

Spencer, meanwhile, must have her left orbital floor and a nasal fracture cleared by a maxillofacial surgeon or she will be out for 180 days. At a minimum, Spencer is suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days.

Five other competitors from UFC 250 are also facing 180-day sits: Chase Hooper (right thumb), Brian Kelleher (right foot), Charles Byrd (left wrist), Alex Perez (right ankle, foot, right ribs) and Devin Clark (left orbital).

UFC 250 Medical Suspensions:

Amanda Nunes: Suspended 180 days or until x-ray of right tibia/fibula cleared by orthopedic physician; also suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Felicia Spencer: Suspended 180 days or until left orbital floor and nasal fracture cleared by maxillofacial surgeon; also suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days

Raphael Assuncao: Suspended 60 days

Anthony Rocco Martin: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Eddie Wineland: Suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days

Chase Hooper: Suspended 180 days or until x-ray of right thumb is cleared by orthopedic physician; also suspended for 30 days with no contact for 45 days

Gerald Meerschaert: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days

Cody Stamann: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Brian Kelleher: Suspended 180 days or until x-ray of right foot is cleared by orthopedic physician; also suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Charles Byrd: Suspended 180 days or until x-ray of left wrist is cleared by orthopedic physician; also suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Alex Perez: Suspended 180 days or until x-rays of right ankle, foot, and right ribs are cleared by orthopedic physician;aAlso suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Jussier Formiga: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days

Devin Clark: Suspended 180 days or until left orbital floor is cleared by maxillofacial surgeon; also suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days

Alonzo Menifield: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days

Herbert Burns: Suspended 30 days with no contact or until left foot sutures cleared by physician

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