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Donald Cerrone Suspended For 6 Months After Broken Nose and Orbital at UFC 246

Donald Cerrone Suspended For 6 Months After Broken Nose and Orbital at UFC 246

Donald Cerrone suffered nose and orbital fracture in his much anticipated fight against Conor McGregor. However, the fight only lasted for 40 seconds, and left Donald Cerrone puzzled by McGregor’s varied attacks. Cerrone promised a war against Conor McGregor. He mentioned in pre-fight media interactions, that he wished to go five rounds with McGregor, and looked excited for the fight. However, everything fell apart for Cerrone’s corner, when McGregor suprised Cowboy with vicious shoulder attacks, which reportedly broke his nose.

The high impacting shoulder shrugs, brutal high kick and punches that Donald Cerrone absorbed in under one moment at UFC 246 could keep him out of activity for the next six months.

That is as per suspensions released on Tuesday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Who reported a broken nose and orbital fracture. Cerrone, who was earlier suspended indefinitely after suffering life thretaening injuries against Tony Ferguson, was moved to the medical clinic following UFC 246. Cerrone’s supervisor Josh Jones revealed to MMA Fighting that CT of his mind returned negative and showed no signs of nay serious harm.

Donald Cerrone suffers multiple fractures

Donald Cerrone

Cerrone is probably not going to compete for the next six months However, if he can be cleared by a maxillofacial specialist. Be that as it may, he is suspended at least until Feb. 18 with no contact until Feb. 9.

A total of fourteen fighters received suspensions by the Nevada State Athletic Commission..

On another note, flyweight Maycee Barber was also injured during her fight against Roxanne Modafferi. She suffered a halfway torn ACL. And will need a MRI. She has received a six-month term. Barber’s dad on Sunday made an official announcement about Barber’s condition, after a spirited fight.

Anthony Pettis will need clearance for left foot by orthopedic doctor.  He received suspension till July 17. Minimum until Feb. 18 with zero contact until Feb. 9.

Diego Ferreira will require a  MRI of right knee and if positive, he will be suspended till July 17. After clearance by orthopedic doctor; he can get back to working by Feb. 18.

Maycee Barber will also require a MRI of left knee and if positive. She will be suspended until July 17. She also suffered left forehead laceration, and will be out till March without proper clearance. No contact advised till Feb. 18.


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