UFC Vancouver Medical Suspensions: Donald Cerrone Sidelined 90 Days After TKO Defeat

By: Tristen Critchfield
Sep 17, 2019


Donald Cerrone might have a difficult time fitting in another fight before year’s end.

The popular veteran received a 90-day medical suspension that includes no contact and no competition from the British Columbia Athletic Commission following his first-round technical knockout loss to Justin Gaethje in the UFC Fight Night 158 headliner in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Saturday night. Gaethje, meanwhile, was suspended 30 days with 14 days of no contact and must also provide physician clearance for his right foot or be sidelined indefinitely.

The B.C. commission released a full list of medical suspensions to mixedmartialarts.com.

Six other fighter’s from UFC Fight Night 158 received indefinite medical suspensions: Glover Teixeira (right hand), Todd Duffee (needs ophthalmologist clearance), Antonio Carlos Jr. (Needs CT scan), Miles Johns (left hand), Chas Skelly (right thumb) and Austin Hubbard (right foot, right elbow).

UFC Fight Night 158 Medical Suspensions:

Justin Gaethje: suspended 30 days with 14 days no contact; also suspended indefinitely pending physician clearance of right foot that needs X-ray.

Donald Cerrone: suspended 90 days with no contact and no competition.

Glover Teixeira: suspended 45 days with no contact and no competition; also suspended indefinitely pending physician clearance of right hand that needs X-ray. Received sutures for lacerations.

Nikita Krylov: suspended 60 days with 45 days no contact.

Todd Duffee: suspended 90 days with 60 days no contact; also suspended indefinitely pending ophthalmologist clearance for possible conjunctival abrasion. Received sutures for lacerations.

Jeff Hughes: suspended 30 days with no contact and no competition.

Tristan Connelly: suspended 30 days with 14 days no contact.

Michel Pereira: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact.

Uriah Hall: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact.

Antonio Carlos Jr.: suspended 60 days with 45 days no contact; also suspended indefinitely pending physician clearance. Needs “CT Max and a Cervical Spine” and may have fractured nose.

Misha Cirkunov: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact.

Jim Crute: suspended 30 days with 14 days no contact.

Augusto Sakai: suspended 14 days with no contact and no competition for knockout.

Marcin Tybura: suspended 90 days with no contact and no competition.

Miles Johns: suspended 30 days with 14 days no contact; also suspended indefinitely pending physician clearance of left hand that needs X-ray.

Cole Smith: suspended 60 days with no contact and no competition for hard bout.

Hunter Azure: suspended 30 days with 14 days no contact.

Brad Katona: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact.

Chas Skelly: suspended 60 days with 45 days no contact; also suspended indefinitely pending physician clearance of right thumb that needs X-ray.

Jordan Griffin: suspended 30 days with 14 days no contact. Louis Smolka: suspended 14 days with no contact and no competition. Ryan MacDonald: suspended 90 days with no contact and no competition for TKO. Austin Hubbard: suspended a minimum of 30 days with 30 days no contact; also suspended indefinitely pending physician clearance of right foot and right elbow that require X-rays.

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