Derrick Lewis faces possible 6-month layoff

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Derrick Lewis could be sidelined for up to six months after his second-round knockout victory over Curtis Blaydes in the main event of UFC Fight Night 185.
A full list of last Saturday’s card medical suspensions at UFC Apex in Las Vegas has been posted on mixedmartialarts.com. Lewis must have x-rays of his right hand and wrist and receive medical clearance or he will be sidelined until August 20. At a minimum, “The Black Beast was released until March 14 without any contact until March 7. is suspended until April 22 without contact until April 7. One fighter who did not participate in UFC Fight Night 185 was Jamall Emmers, who suffered from back spasms just before his walkout against Chas Skelly. As a result, Emmers must undergo an MRI of his lower back and receive medical clearance or face a six-month suspension.

Eight other athletes who fought on Saturday face potential six-month terms: Charles Rosa (right hand), Chris Daukaus (right hand), Andrei Arlovski (right foot), Danny Chavez (right foot), John Castaneda (right hand) ), Nate Landwehr (nose), Shana Dobson (left eye) and Jared Vanderaa (nasal bone).

Suspensions médicales UFC Fight Night 185:

Derrick Lewis: must have x-ray of right hand and wrist, if positive must have orthopedic clearance or no competition until 8/20/21; minimum suspension no competition until 03/14/21, no contact until 03/07/21

Curtis Blaydes: suspended until 04/22/21, No contact until 07/04/21

Ketlen Vieira: suspended until 07/04/21, no contact until 03/23/21 – laceration of the right forehead

Darrick Minner: suspended until 03/14/21, no contact until 03/07/21

Charles Rosa: must have an x-ray of the right hand, if positive must have the authorization of an orthopedic doctor or no competition until 08/20/21; minimum suspension no competition until 07/04/21, no contact until 03/23/21 – forehead laceration

Chris Daukaus: must have an x-ray of his right hand, if positive must have authorization from an orthopedic doctor or no competition until 08/20/21

Alexey Oleynik: suspended until 04/07/21, no contact until 23/03/21

Phil Hawes: suspended until 03/23/21, no contact until 03/14/21 – lacerations of left eyebrow and right cheek

Nassourdine Imavov: suspended until 03/23/21, no contact until 03/14/21

Tom Aspinall: suspended until 03/23/21, no contact until 03/14/21

Andrei Arlovski: must have an X-ray of the right foot, if positive must have the authorization of an orthopedic doctor or no competition until 08/20/21; minimum suspension no competition until 04/07/21, no contact until 23/03/21

Jared Gordon: suspended until 03/23/21, no contact until 03/14/21

Danny Chavez: must have an x-ray of the right foot, if positive must have authorization from an orthopedic doctor or no competition until 8/20/21; minimum suspension no competition until 04/07/21, no contact until 23/03/21

John Castaneda: must have an X-ray of the right hand, if positive must have authorization from an orthopedic doctor or no competition until 08/20/21; minimum suspension no competition until 03/14/21, no contact until 03/07/21

Eddie Wineland: suspended until 07/04/21, no contact until 03/23/21 – eyebrow lacerations and left nose

Nate Landwehr: must have an x-ray of the nose, if positive must have authorization from an ENT doctor or no competition until 08/20/21; minimum suspension no competition until 04/07/21, no contact until 23/03/21

Casey O’Neill: suspended until 03/23/21, no contact until 03/14/21

Shana Dobson: must have the left eye cleared by an ophthalmologist or no competition until 08/20/21; minimum suspension no competition until 07/04/21, no contact until 03/23/21 – blurred vision

Jamall Emmers: must have lumbar MRI, if positive must have orthopedic or spine specialist clearance or no competition until 8/20/21; minimum suspension no competition until 03/14/21, no contact until 03/07/21 – back spasms

Drako Rodriguez: suspended until 04/22/21, no contact until 07/04/21

Sergey Spivak: suspended until 03/14/21, no contact until 03/07/21

Jared Vanderaa: must have a nasal bone fracture cleared by an ENT doctor or no competition until 8/20/21; minimum suspension no competition until 07/04/21, no contact until 03/23/21 – eyebrow laceration


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