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UFC 136 Medical Suspensions: Gray Maynard Tops Five-Fighter List With 60-Days

As expected, the list of official medical suspensions for UFC 136 was released by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation on Monday. In total, five fighters were among those suspended, including lightweight headliners Frankie Edgar and Gray MaynardMMA Junkie first reported the news.

Lightweight challenger Maynard received the steepest penalty, being suspended for 60 days as a result of damage inflicted in his failed shot at the UFC title. Edgar, on the other hand, received a slightly reduced 45-day suspension for his work.

Leonard Garcia and Mike Massenzio were handed similar 45-day suspensions due to undisclosed injuries. Undercard participant Eric Schafer rounded out the group with a 30-day suspension.

Official fighter suspensions from UFC 136:

Frankie Edgar: Suspended until Nov. 23
Gray Maynard: Suspended until Dec. 8
Leonard Garcia: Suspended until Nov. 23
Eric Schafer: Suspended until Nov. 8
Mike Massenzio: Suspended until Nov. 23

According to reports from MMA Junkie, the usual fighter payroll will not be released per Texas state commission guidelines. 

UFC 136 was held October 8th at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.