UFC Fight Island 1 Medical Suspensions: Two Winners Get 6 Months Off

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ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - JULY 14: Taila Santos of Brazil poses on the scale during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 14, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Pair of main card fighters potentially out six months following second Fight Island event.

Despite coming out on top this past Wednesday, a pair of fighters find themselves shelved for the next six months. Modestas Bukauskas and Taila Santos both received 180 day suspensions for injuries related to their fights at UFC Fight Island 1. For Bukauskas, the culprit is his left knee, while Santos experienced an injury to her right foot. Each can be cleared earlier by either an MRI or x-ray, respectively.

Below is a complete list of medical suspensions for UFC Fight Island 1 (UFC on ESPN 13):

Calvin Kattar – 30 days
Dan Ige – 45 days
Tim Elliott – 30 days
Ryan Benoit – 180 days or cleared by right thumb x ray
Jimmie Rivera – 30 days
Cody Stamann – 30 days
Taila Santos – 180 days or cleared by right foot x ray
Molly McCann – 30 days
Mounir Lazzez – 30 days
Abdul Razak Alhassan – 45 days
Khamzat Chimaev – 7 days
John Phillips – 30 days
Lerone Murphy – 7 days
Ricardo Ramos – 45 days
Modestas Bukauskas – 180 days or cleared by left knee MRI
Andreas Michailitis – 45 days
Jared Gordon – 7 days
Chris Fishgold – 30 days
Liana Jojua – 7 days
Diana Belbita – 180 days or cleared by right elbow MRI
Jack Shore – 7 days
Aaron Phillips – 7 days

Because of the absence of a governing body on Fight Island, suspensions from Abu Dhabi are reported internally.

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