UFC Prague Medical Suspensions: Jan Blachowicz Facing 180-Day Term After TKO Defeat

By: Tristen Critchfield
Feb 26, 2019


Jan Blachowicz is facing a potential 180-day suspension following his loss to Thiago Santos in the UFC Prague main event this past Saturday.

The promotion released a full list of medical suspensions from the event to mixedmartialarts.com on Tuesday. UFC Fight Night 145 took place at the O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic and saw Santos defeat Blachowicz via technical knockout 39 seconds into the third round of their light heavyweight bout.

Blachowicz must be cleared by a nasal X-ray or he will be sidelined 180 days. At a minimum, he is suspended 30 days with 21 days of no contact. Santos, meanwhile, received a mandatory seven-day sit for precautionary reasons.

Four other fighters from UFC Prague are facing potential 180-day suspensions: Marcos Rogerio de Lima (left knee), Magomed Ankalaev (right hand), Klidson Farias de Abreu (nasal fracture) and Chris Fishgold (left hand).

UFC Fight Night 145 Medical Suspensions:

Thiago Santos: suspended mandatory seven days

Jan Blachowicz: suspended 180 days or until cleared by nasal X-ray; suspended a minimum of 30 days with 21 days no contact

Stefan Struve: suspended mandatory seven days

Marcos Rogerio de Lima: suspended 180 days or until cleared by left knee MRI; suspended a minimum of 30 days with 21 days no contact

Michal Oleksiejczuk: suspended mandatory seven days

Gian Villante: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact

Liz Carmouche: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact

Lucie Pudilova: suspended mandatory seven days

Petr Yan: suspended mandatory seven days

John Dodson: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact for left eyelid laceration

Magomed Ankalaev: suspended 180 days or until cleared by right hand X-ray; suspended a minimum of 30 days with 21 days no contact

Klidson Farias de Abreu: suspended 180 days or until cleared by ear, nose and throat doctor for nasal fracture; suspended a minimum of 30 days with 21 days no contact

Dwight Grant: suspended mandatory seven days

Carlo Pedersoli Jr.: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact

Chris Fishgold: suspended 180 days or until cleared by left hand X-ray; suspended a minimum of 30 days with 21 days no contact

Daniel Teymur: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact

Gillian Robertson: suspended mandatory seven days

Veronica Macedo: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact for right rib pain

Damir Hadzovic: suspended mandatory seven days

Marco Polo Reyes: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact

Michel Prazeres: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact

Ismail Naurdiev: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact

Carlos Diego Ferreira: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact

Rustam Khabilov: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact

Damir Ismagulov: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact

Joel Alvarez: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact for lower lip laceration.

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