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Complete UFC On FOX 12: Lawler Vs. Brown Medical Suspensions

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A number of fighters who took part in UFC on FOX 12 this past weekend have been given medical suspensions by the California Athletic Commission.

Main event figther Matt Brown could be sidelined for 180 days due to a nasal fracture suffered in his loss to Robbie Lawler. Brown and Lawler went the full 25 minutes, and “Ruthless” escaped the battle without any serious injuries.

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Clay Guida and Josh Thomson all were defeated – and all three received medical suspension – following the action. As always, the fighters can be cleared earlier to return for most issues by a doctor.

Below is the complete list of medical suspensions. Anyone not listed received the minimum seven-day suspension. Sherdog.com was first to report the suspensions.

Matt Brown suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days; additionally, suspended 60 days for nasal laceration, and 180 days for possible nasal fracture unless cleared earlier by doctor.

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days; additionally, suspended 60 days for right eyebrow laceration unless cleared earlier by doctor.

Clay Guida suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days; additionally, suspended 60 days for facial laceration unless cleared earlier by doctor.

Josh Thomson suspended seven days for mandatory rest period; additionally, suspended 60 days for right eyelid laceration unless cleared earlier by doctor.

Daron Cruickshank suspended seven days for mandatory rest period; additionally, suspended 60 days for left eyelid laceration unless cleared earlier by doctor.

Kyle Kingsbury suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.

Hernani Perpetuo suspended indefinitely for possible left wrist fracture and possible right foot fracture. Must be cleared by doctor.

Tim Means suspended seven days for mandatory rest period; additionally, suspended 180 days for possible finger fracture unless cleared earlier by doctor.

Gilbert Burns suspended seven days for mandatory rest period; additionally, suspended 60 days for right eyebrow and scalp lacerations, and 180 days for possible left thumb fracture unless cleared earlier by doctor.

Andreas Stahl suspended seven days for mandatory rest period; additionally, suspended 180 days for possible left cheek and nasal fracture unless cleared earlier by doctor.

Steven Siler suspended seven days for mandatory rest period; additionally, suspended 60 days for left thumb laceration unless cleared earlier by doctor.

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