UFC Vegas 15 medical suspensions: Rachael Ostovich, Takashi Sato among seven fighters facing 6-month suspensions

A flurry of hand injuries plagued the fighters who competed this past weekend at UFC Vegas 15.

Seven fighters who fought on Saturday’s card at UFC APEX in Las Vegas are facing potential six-month suspensions, the majority of them related to hand issues.

Parker Porter, Bill Algeo, Norma Dumont, Ashlee Evans-Smith, and Rachael Ostovich will all require x-rays on injured hands and clearance from a physician before being permitted to fight again. Otherwise, they will be suspended until May of next year.

Also facing six-month suspensions are Takashi Sato, who suffered a left orbital fracture that requires clearance from an OMF (oral and maxillofacial) or ENT (ear, nose, and throat) doctor, or a plastic surgeon, and Jonathan Pearce, who requires an X-ray and clearance from a physician for a foot injury.

Headliners Anthony Smith and Devin Clark escaped Saturday’s event without any notable injuries.

The UFC Vegas 15 medical suspensions were released Tuesday by official records keeper mixedmartialarts.com. See the full list of suspensions below:

Takashi Sato: Must have left orbital fracture cleared by OMF or ENT doctor, or a plastic surgeon, or no contest until May 28; minimum suspension no contest until Jan. 13, no contact until Dec. 29

Parker Porter: Must have left hand X-rayed and cleared by doctor or no contest until May 28; minimum suspension no contest until Dec. 29, no contact until Dec. 20

Josh Parisian: Suspended until Jan. 28, no contact until Jan. 13

Bill Algeo: Must have left hand X-rayed and cleared by doctor or no contest until May 28; minimum suspension no contact until Dec. 11

Spike Carlyle: Suspended until Dec, 29, no contact until Dec. 20

Norma Dumont: Must have right hand X-rayed and cleared by doctor or no contest until May 28; minimum suspension no contact until Dec. 11

Ashlee Evans-Smith: Must have left hand X-rayed and cleared by doctor or no contest until May 28; minimum suspension no contest until Jan. 13, no contact until Dec. 29 due to nasal laceration

Jonathan Pearce: Must have right foot X-rayed and cleared by doctor or no contest until May 28; minimum suspension no contest until Dec. 29, no contact until Dec. 20

Kai Kamaka III: Suspended until Jan. 13, no contact until Dec. 29

Gina Mazany: Suspended until Dec. 13, no contact until Dec. 6

Rachael Ostovich: Must have right hand X-rayed and cleared by doctor or no contest until May 28; minimum suspension no contest until Dec. 29, no contact until Dec. 20

Malcolm Gordon: Suspended until Jan. 28, no contact until Jan. 13

Luke Sanders: Suspended until Dec. 29, no contact until Dec. 20 for upper lip laceration

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