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UFC 141 Medical Suspensions: Brock Lesnar, Nate Diaz Out For Six Months

Twelve fighters received suspensions in the aftermath of UFC 141, including main card participants Brock Lesnar, Nate Diaz, and Donald Cerrone.

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(Photo by Esther Lin for MMAFighting.com)

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the official list of medical suspensions for last Friday's UFC 141 event. Twelve fighters from the card received suspensions, with four fighters landing prolonged sentences.

Newly retired heavyweight headliner Brock Lesnar faces the steepest penalty after incurring a barrage of body shots from Alistair Overeem. The former heavyweight champion has been suspended until June 6th due to an abdominal injury and will require clearance from a physician should he wish to return to training.

Likewise, main card fighters Nate Diaz and Vladimir Matyushenko will ride the pine until June 28th due to fight-related injuries. Diaz must be cleared by an ophthalmologist after suffering a right eye injury in his co-main event brawl with Donald Cerrone. Matyushenko, meanwhile, must be cleared by an orthopedic doctor due to a left knee injury suffered in his knockout loss to Alexander Gustafsson.

Undercard participant Manny Gamburyan also received a lengthy suspension due to a right shoulder injury suffered during his featherweight battle with Diego Nunes.

UFC 141 took place on December 30th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The complete list of medical suspensions can be read below. (via MMA Weekly)

Brock Lesnar - Must have abdominal injury cleared by a doctor or no contest until June 6.

Alistair Overeem - Suspended until Feb. 14 with no contact prior to Jan. 30 due to cuts on right eye.

Nate Diaz - Suspended until June 28, unless cleared by an ophthalmologist. Minimum suspension until Jan. 30 with no contact prior to Jan. 21 due to right eye injury.

Donald Cerrone - Suspended until Feb. 14 with no contact prior to Jan. 30 due to a cut on his lower lip.

Jon Fitch - Suspended until Feb. 29 with no contact prior to Feb. 14.

Vladimir Matyushenko - Suspended until June 28, unless his left knee is cleared by an orthopedic doctor. Minimum suspension until Feb. 14 with no contact prior to Jan. 30.

Alexander Gustafsson - Suspended until Jan. 30 with no contact prior to Jan. 21 due to right tibia contusion.

Nam Phan - Suspended until Feb. 29 with no contact prior to Feb. 14 due to a cut on his right eyebrow.

Junior Assuncao - Suspended until Jan. 30 with no contact prior to Jan. 21 due to a cut on his right cheek.

Dong Hyun Kim - Suspended until Jan. 30 with no contact prior to Jan. 21 due to left foot contusion.

Manny Gamburyan - Suspended until June 28 unless he has his right shoulder x-rayed and cleared by an orthopedic doctor. Minimum suspension until Jan. 30 with no contact prior to Jan. 21.

Diego Nunes - Suspended until Feb. 14 with no contact prior to Jan. 30 due to a cut on his left eye.