Possibly the injury of the decade, in the UFC 261, Chris Weidman I could be away for a long time. In these hours, the medical suspensions of said event, where the North American stands out among those who will have to wait the longest to be able to enter the Octagon again. Taking into account his fracture in his right leg, it is estimated that it will not be soon.
In the contest with Uriah Hall, Chris Weidman he broke his leg in a creepy way and went viral in the world. The seasoned American fighter encountered a tough opponent in the Jacksonville Octagon, although the contest lasted less than thirty seconds in total. With an image that continues to speak, the three titles at stake in the night were somewhat sidelined due to the health of this competitor.
However, there were also others who ended up with suspensions of several days, after knockouts, punches or important submissions. Of the three fights for the title, the protagonists did not receive good news in these hours. Thus, it was announced that Valentina Shevchenko will also have to wait a few months to make another presentation for the title she has in her possession.
In turn, Jorge Masvidal and Zhang Weili, losers of the co-star and star of the UFC 261They will not be able to fight again for at least two months. Both were knocked out in spectacular fashion, by Kamaru Usman and Rose Namajunas respectively. Therefore, those who emerged victorious did not receive suspensions and will have no problem having a new battle soon.
UFC 261 medical suspensions
Jorge Masvidal – 60 days.
Zhang Weili – 60 days.
Valentina Shevchenko – 180 days.
Jessica Andrade – 30 days.
Chris Weidman – 180 days and needs orthopedic authorization.
Jim Crute: 180 days and needs orthopedic clearance.
Brendan Allen – 30 days.
Karl Roberson: Needs negative MRI or 180 days.
Pat Sabatini – Needs right thumb X-ray or MRI clearance or 180 days suspended.
Kevin Natividad – 45 days.
Kazula Vargas – 180 days.
Zhu Rong – 30 days.
Liang Na – 45 days.
Jeffrey Molina – 14 days.
Qileng Aori: 60 days and needs a head and face CT scan.
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