UFC Fight Night 29 Medical Suspensions: Mike Pierce Out Up To 180 Days

UFC Fight Night 29 Medical Suspensions: Mike Pierce Out Up To 180 Days

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UFC Fight Night 29 Medical Suspensions: Mike Pierce Out Up To 180 Days

The Brazilian Athletic Commission (CABMMA) on Friday released the UFC Fight Night 29: Maia vs. Shields medical suspensions to MMAWeekly.com. The medical suspensions were issued by Dr. Marcio Tannure, who is responsible for the Medical Committee of the Brazilian Athletic Commission.

Every fighter on the card received a minimum mandatory suspension of 14 days without a fight and 7 days without physical contact.

Mike Pierce received the lengthiest suspension at 180 days unless he gets prior clearance of his left knee and ankle from an orthopedist.

The man that inflicted the damage on Pierce, Rousimar Palhares, received the mandatory 14-day minimum medical suspension, but was also suspended for 120 days for failing to release the hold in a timely manner.

Jake Shields defeated Demian Maia via split decision in the night’s five-round main event on Oct. 9 in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

UFC Fight Night 29 Medical Suspensions
(Days without fighting / Days without physical contact)

Garret Whiteley – 30/21
Chris Cariaso – 14/7
David Mitchell – 14/7
Igor Araújo – 14/7
Alan Patrick – 15/7
Iliarde Santos – 45/30
Yan Cabral – 14/7
Ildemar Alcântara – 14/7
TJ Dillashaw – 30/21
Mike Pierce – 180/or released by orthopedist (left ankle and knee)
Joey Beltran – 30/21
Matt Hamill – 30/21
Dong Hyun Kim – 30/21
Jake Shields – 30/21
Raphael Assunção – 30/21
Rousimar Palhares – 14/7
Fábio Maldonado – 30/21
Thiago Silva – 30/21
Erick Silva – 60/45
Demian Maia – 30/21

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