Cannonier is suspended for 180 days unless he is cleared by a
negative x-ray on his left wrist. At a minimum, he is suspended for
30 days with 21 days no contact. The UFC, which served as its own
regulating body, released a full list of medical suspensions from
UFC 254 to
UFC 254 took place this past Saturday at the Flash Forum in Abu
Dhabi and saw Khabib
Nurmagomedov defeat Justin
Gaethje via second-round submission to defend his lightweight
title in the main event. Everyone on the card, including both
headliners, received at least a mandatory seven-day suspension.
Two other fighters from UFC 254 are facing potential 180-day terms
pending doctor clearance: Nathaniel
Wood (right hand) and Liana Jojua
(needs ENT clearance).
UFC 254 Medical Suspensions:
Cannonier: 180 days unless cleared by negative left wrist
x-ray; mandatory 30 day suspension with 21 days no contact.
Harris: 30 days for TKO defeat and 21 days no contact.
Malkoun: 60 days for KO defeat and 45 days no contact — CT