Brian Ortega, UFC 266

Brian Ortega has orbital fracture – Complete UFC 266 medical suspensions list

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has ruled that UFC 266 headliner Brian Ortega has suffered a “right orbital blowout fracture” and will be medically suspended until cleared by an ophthalmologist. 

“T-City” Brian Ortega was defeated by UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and will be sidelined for several months before he is cleared to return to action.

Complete UFC 266 medical suspensions as provided by MixedMartialArts.com below:

Alexander Volkanovski def. Brian Ortega by unanimous decision (49-46, 50-44, 50-45 – Featherweight title bout)
Volkanovki suspended until 10/26/21. No contact until 10/17/21
Ortega must have right orbital blowout fracture cleared by an ophthalmologist or no contest until 03/25/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 11/25/21, no contact until 11/10/21

Valentina Shevchenko def. Lauen Murphy by TKO, round 4 (4:00 – Women’s flyweight title bout)
Shevchenko facing no suspension
Murphy suspended until 11/10/21. No contact until 10/26/21

Robbie Lawler def. Nick Diaz by TKO, round 3 (0:44)
Lawler suspended until 10/26/21. No contact until 10/17/21
Diaz suspended until 11/10/21. No contact until 10/26/21

Curtis Blaydes def. Jairzinho Rozenstruik by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Blaydes suspended until 10/26/21. No contact until 10/17/21
Rozenstruik must have dental clearance on teeth 19-24, or no contest until 03/25/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 10/26/21, no contact until 10/17/21

Jessica Andrade def. Cynthia Calvillo by TKO, round 1 (4:54)
Andrade facing no suspension
Calvillo suspended until 11/10/21. No contact until 10/26/21

Merab Dvalishvili def. Marlon Moraes by TKO, round 2 (4:25)
Dvalishvili suspebded until 11/10/21. No contact until 10/26/21
Moraes must have MRI of right hand and x-ray of left thumb. If positive, then needs orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 03/25/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 11/10/21, no contact until 10/26/21

Dan Hooker def. Nasrat Haqparast by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Hooker must have right foot x-rayed. If positive, then orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 03/25/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 10/25/21, no contact until 10/17/21
Haqparast suspended until 11/10/21. No contact until 10/26/21 – right ribs

Chris Daukaus def. Shamil Abdurakhimov by TKO, round 2 (1:23)
Daukaus suspended until 10/10/21. No contact until 10/03/21
Abdurakhimov must have nasal fractures cleared by ENT doctor or no contest until 03/25/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 11/25/21, no contact until 11/10/21

Taila Santos def. Roxanne Modafferi by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Santos must have right hand x-rayed. If positive, needs orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 03/25/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 10/10/21, no contact until 10/03/21
Modafferi suspended until 10/26/21. No contact until 10/17/21 scalp laceration

Jalin Turner def. Uros Medic by submission, round 1 (4:01)
Turner facing no suspension
Medic must have MRI and x-ray of left thumb. If positive, then needs orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 03/25/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 10/26/21, no contact until 10/17/21

Nick Maximov def. Cody Brundage by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Maximov suspended until 10/26/21. No contact until 10/17/21 scalp laceration
Brundage facing no suspension

Matthew Semelsberger def. Martin Sano by KO, round 1 (0:15)
Semelsberger facing no suspension
Sano must have broken left thumb cleared by orthopedic doctor and broken nose cleared by ENT doctor or no contest until 03/25/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 11/25/21, no contact until 11/10/21

Jonathan Pearce def. Omar Morales by submission, round 2 (3:31)
Pearce must have MRI of left hand. If positive, then needs orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 03/25/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 10/26/21, no contact until 10/17/21
Morales must have x-ray of left ankle. If positive then needs orthopedic doctor clearance or no contest until 03/25/22. Minimum suspension no contest until 10/26/21, no contact until 10/17/21

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