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WEC 42 Medical Suspensions

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Twelve fighters from Sunday’s “WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles” have been issued mandatory medical suspensions.  Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Kieth Kizer confirmed the post fight medical examinations with MMAJunkie.  Both Brian Bowles and Miguel Torres were among the twelve fighters issued a suspension.

Newly crowned WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles broke his left hand during his fight with Miguel Torres.  He has been suspended until January 8th unless cleared by a doctor first.

His opponent, Torres, has an eight-week suspension due to being knocked out.  Torres must avoid contact during the first six weeks of his suspension.

The full list of suspensions includes:

•    Brian Bowles: Must have left hand cleared by an orthopedic doctor. Otherwise, suspended until Jan. 8.
•    Miguel Torres: Suspended until Oct. 9 with no contact until Sept. 24 for precautionary reasons.
•    Danny Castillo: Must have left hand x-rayed and cleared and left knee cleared by an orthopedic doctor. Otherwise, suspended until Feb. 6.
•    Ricardo Lamas: Suspended until Sept. 9 with no contact until Aug. 31 for precautionary reasons.
•    Leonard Garcia: Suspended until Sept. 9 with no contact until Aug. 31 due to infra-orbital laceration.
•    Cole Province: Suspended until Aug. 31 with no contact until Aug. 24 due to lacerations on nose.
•    Shane Roller: Suspended until Aug. 31 with no contact until Aug. 24 due to left upper-eyelid laceration.
•    Marcus Hicks: Suspended until Sept. 9 with no contact until Aug. 31 for precautionary reasons.
•    Phil Cardella: Suspended until Aug. 31 with no contact until Aug. 24 due to lacerations on nose.
•    Diego Nunes: Suspended until Oct. 9 with no contact until Sept. 24 for precautionary reasons.
•    Rafael Dias: Suspended until Aug. 31 with no contact until Aug. 24 due to lacerations on nose.
•    L.C. Davis: Must be cleared by opthalmologist. Otherwise, suspended until Feb. 6. Minimum suspension until Aug. 31 with no contact until Aug. 24 for precautionary reasons.

 

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