UFC 235 medical suspensions: Jon Jones headlines list of 10 fighters to get potential six-month suspensions

Jon Jones defeated Anthony Smith at UFC 235.

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was one of 10 fighters to be issued a potentially lengthy medical suspension in the aftermath of UFC 235.

The Nevada Athletic Commission released the event’s finalized medical suspension report to MMA Fighting on Monday.

Jones successfully defended his title against Anthony Smith via unanimous decision in the night’s main event. As a result of damage sustained in the contest, Jones will be forced to seek medical clearance on a potential left foot injury or sit out 180 days before returning to active competition, per Nevada commission officials.

Other than Jones, nine other fighters on the card received similar six-month medical suspensions: Smith (nose and ribs), Tyron Woodley (right thumb), Tecia Torres (right ankle and foot), Pedro Munhoz (right thumb/hand), Zabit Magomedsharipov (left ankle and foot), Johnny Walker (left shoulder), Gina Mazany (nose and left hand), Macy Chiasson (left hand), and Hannah Cifers (fractured left forearm).

UFC 235 took place March 2 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The night’s main card aired live on pay-per-view.

A complete list of UFC 235’s medical suspensions can be seen below.

Jon Jones: Must have left foot x-rayed, if positive then needs orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 08/30; minimum suspension of no contest until 04/17, no contact until 04/02 due to left eye laceration

Anthony Smith: Must have nasal and rib x-rays, if positive then needs doctor clearance or no contest until 08/30; minimum suspension of no contest until 04/17, no contact until 04/02

Tyron Woodley: Must have an MRI of the right thumb, if positive then needs orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 08/30; minimum suspension of no contest until 04/02, no contact until 03/24

Tecia Torres: Must have right ankle and foot x-rayed, if positive then needs orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 08/30; minimum suspension of no contest until 04/02, no contact until 03/24

Pedro Munhoz: Must have right thumb/hand x-rayed, if positive then needs orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 08/30; minimum suspension of no contest until 04/17, no contact until 04/02 due to scalp lacerations

Zabit Magomedsharipov: Must have left ankle and foot x-rayed, if positive then needs orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 08/30; minimum suspension of no contest until 04/02, no contact until 03/24 due to left eye laceration

Johnny Walker: Must have MRI of left shoulder and orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 08/30

Gina Mazany: Must have nasal and left hand x-rays, if positive then needs doctor clearance or no contest until 08/30; minimum suspension of no contest until 05/02, no contact until 04/17

Macy Chiasson: Must have left hand x-rayed, if positive then needs orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 08/30

Hannah Cifers: Must have fractured left forearm cleared by orthopedic doctor or no contest until 08/30; minimum suspension of no contest until 04/17, no contact until 04/02

Cody Garbrandt: Suspended until 05/02, no contact until 04/17

Misha Cirkunov: Suspended until 05/02, no contact until 04/17

Charles Byrd: Suspended until 05/02, no contact until 04/17

Poliana Viana: Suspended until 05/02, no contact until 04/17

Mickey Gall: Must be medically cleared, including renal (kidney) clearance before starting to train again; minimum suspension of no contest until 04/17, no contact until 04/02

Kamaru Usman: Suspended until 04/02, no contact until 03/24

Ben Askren: Suspended until 04/02, no contact until 03/24 due to left eyebrow laceration

Weili Zhang: Suspended until 04/02, no contact until 03/24

Alejandro Perez: Suspended until 04/02, no contest until 03/24

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