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UFC on ESPN 52 medical suspensions: Headliners, Bobby Green among 12 fighters facing 180 days off

UFC on ESPN 52 took place Saturday at Moody Center in Austin, Texas and featured a dozen fights.

Of the 24 competitors on the card, 12 fighters were suspended 180 days due to injuries sustained in their bouts, according to documentation from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR), the commissioning body that oversaw the event.

Among those who received the lengthiest suspensions are both sides of the main event, Arman Tsarukyan and Beneil Dariush, as well as co-main eventer Bobby Green.

The TDLR does not reveal injury specifics, just the duration of the suspensions. Fighters are permitted to return to competition prior to the conclusion of their suspension durations should they be cleared by a doctor beforehand.

Check out the 24 medical suspension durations below:

Veronica Hardy def. Jamey-Lyn Horth

Dec 2, 2023; Austin, Texas, USA; Veronica Hardy (red gloves) fights Jamey-lyn Horth (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Moody Center. Mandatory Credit: Dustin Safranek-USA TODAY Sports

Veronica Hardy: Suspended 10 days.

Jamey-Lyn Horth: Suspended 30 days.

Jared Gooden def. Wellington Turman

Dec 2, 2023; Austin, Texas, USA; Wellington Turman (red gloves) fights Jared Gooden (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Moody Center. Mandatory Credit: Dustin Safranek-USA TODAY Sports

Jared Gooden: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by a doctor with a minimum of 45 days.

Wellington Turman: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by a doctor with a minimum of 45 days.

Rodolfo Bellato def. Ihor Potieira

Dec 2, 2023; Austin, Texas, USA; Rodolfo Bellato (red gloves) fights Ihor Potiereia (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Moody Center. Mandatory Credit: Dustin Safranek-USA TODAY Sports

Rodolfo Bellato: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by a doctor with a minimum of 30 days.

Ihor Potieira: Suspended 60 days.

Drakkar Klose def. Joe Solecki

Dec 2, 2023; Austin, Texas, USA; Drakkar Klose (red gloves) fights Joe Solecki (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Moody Center. Mandatory Credit: Dustin Safranek-USA TODAY Sports

Drakkar Klose: Suspended seven days.

Joe Solecki: Suspended 60 days.

Cody Brundage def. Zach Reese

Dec 2, 2023; Austin, Texas, USA; Zachary Reese (red gloves) fights Cody Brundage (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Moody Center. Mandatory Credit: Dustin Safranek-USA TODAY Sports

Cody Brundage: Suspended seven days.

Zach Reese: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by a doctor with a minimum of 30 days.

Miesha Tate def. Julia Avila

Dec 2, 2023; Austin, Texas, USA; Miesha Tate (red gloves) fights Julia Avila (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Moody Center. Mandatory Credit: Dustin Safranek-USA TODAY Sports

Miesha Tate: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by a doctor with a minimum of 30 days.

Julia Avila: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by a doctor with a minimum of 45 days.

Dustin Stoltzfus def. Puna Soriano

Dec 2, 2023; Austin, Texas, USA; Punahele Soriano (red gloves) fights Dustin Stoltzfus (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Moody Center. Mandatory Credit: Dustin Safranek-USA TODAY Sports

Dustin Stoltzfus: Suspended seven days.

Puna Soriano: Suspended seven days.

Joaquim Silva def. Clay Guida

Dec 2, 2023; Austin, Texas, USA; Clay Guida (red gloves) fights Joaquim Silva (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Moody Center. Mandatory Credit: Dustin Safranek-USA TODAY Sports

Joaquim Silva: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by a doctor with a minimum of 60 days.

Clay Guida: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by a doctor with a minimum of 30 days.

Sean Brady def. Kelvin Gastelum

Dec 2, 2023; Austin, Texas, USA; Sean Brady (red gloves) fights Kelvin Gastelum (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Moody Center. Mandatory Credit: Dustin Safranek-USA TODAY Sports

Sean Brady: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by a doctor with a minimum of 10 days.

Kelvin Gastelum: Suspended seven days.

Deiveson Figueiredo def. Rob Font

Dec 2, 2023; Austin, Texas, USA; Rob Front (red gloves) fights Deiveson Figueiredo (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Moody Center. Mandatory Credit: Dustin Safranek-USA TODAY Sports

Deiveson Figueiredo: Suspended 14 days.

Rob Font: Suspended 30 days.

Jalin Turner def. Bobby Green

Dec 2, 2023; Austin, Texas, USA; Jalin Turner (red gloves) fights Bobby Green (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Moody Center. Mandatory Credit: Dustin Safranek-USA TODAY Sports

Jalin Turner: Suspended seven days.

Bobby Green: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by a doctor with a minimum of 60 days.

Arman Tsarukyan def. Beneil Dariush

Dec 2, 2023; Austin, Texas, USA; Beneil Dariush (red gloves) fights Arman Tsarukyan (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Moody Center. Mandatory Credit: Dustin Safranek-USA TODAY Sports

Arman Tsarukyan: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by a doctor with a minimum of 30 days.

Beneil Dariush: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by a doctor with a minimum of 60 days.

For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC on ESPN 52.

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