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Full UFC 251 Medical Suspensions Revealed As Kamaru Usman Faces Lengthy Suspension

Full UFC 251 Medical Suspensions Revealed As Kamaru Usman Faces Lengthy Suspension

UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman could be sidelined for up to a whopping six months as UFC 251's full medical suspension list has been revealed.

The 33-year-old MMA star was initially scheduled to face Gilbert Burns at UFC 251 earlier this month.

But Burns was pulled from the title fight after testing positive for coronavirus, with Jorge Masvidal stepping up for the UFC 251 clash on six days' notice.

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Usman successfully defended his title for the second time on 12th July with a unanimous decision victory over Masvidal.

However, MMA Fighting reports that Usman could be sidelined for up to six months unless he can provide a 'clean X-ray of his nose.'

Masvidal, who has called for a rematch with Usman, has been handed down a 30-day suspension for forehead laceration.

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Posted below is the full list of UFC 251 medical suspensions.

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Kamaru Usman: suspended 180 days or until cleared by nasal X-ray, 21 days no contact.

Jorge Masvidal: suspended 30 days for forehead laceration, 21 days no contact.

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Alexander Volkanovski: suspended 30 days due to hard bout, 21 days no contact.

Max Holloway: suspended 30 days due to hard bout, 21 days no contact.

Petr Yan: suspended 30 days due to hard bout, 21 days no contact.

Jose Aldo: suspended 45 days due to TKO, mandatory 30 days no contact.

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Rose Namajunas: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact.

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Jessica Andrade: suspended mandatory seven days.

Amanda Ribas: suspended mandatory seven days.

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Jiri Prochazka: suspended mandatory seven days.

Volkan Oezdemir: suspended 60 days due to KO, 45 days no contact.

Elizeu Zaleski: suspended mandatory seven days.

Muslim Salikhov: suspended mandatory seven days.

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Makwan Amirkhani: suspended mandatory seven days.

Danny Henry: suspended mandatory seven days.

Leonardo Santos: suspended 45 days due to hard bout, 30 days no contact.

Roman Bogatov: suspended 30 days due to hard bout, 21 days no contact.

Marcin Tybura: suspended mandatory seven days.

Maxim Grishin: suspended 180 days or until cleared by nasal X-ray, 21 days no contact

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Raulian Paiva: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact.

Zhalgas Zhumagulov: suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact.

Karol Rosa: suspended mandatory seven days.

Vanessa Melo: suspended mandatory seven days.

Davey Grant: suspended 180 days or until cleared by oral maxillofacial doctor, 30 days no contact.

Martin Day: suspended 60 days due to KO, 45 days no contact.

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Topics: Jorge Masvidal, UFC News, MMA News, Gamebred, UFC 251, UFC, MMA, Kamaru Usman

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