Three fighters face potential six-month suspensions

3 fighters out of the 20 who contended at UFC on ESPN 22 might be dealing with six-month suspensions.

On Tuesday, Mixed Martial Arts Addict acquired the complete list of medical suspensions from MixedMartialArts.com for UFC on ESPN 22, which occurred this previous Saturday at the UFC Pinnacle in Las Vegas. Fighters can go back to action quicker than their suspensions show must they get medical clearance from a physician.

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Heavyweights Chase Sherman[/autotag] and Juan Espino[/autotag] and featherweight Luis Pena[/autotag] are the 3 rivals possibly dealing with six-month suspensions. Sherman needs clearance by the physician for his left knee, ideal foot and ideal tibia/fibia. Espino requires clearance for his ideal elbow and Pena for his left hand.

Headliners Robert Whittaker[/autotag] and Kelvin Gastelum[/autotag] were both suspended for one month with 21 days of no contact. Whittaker was suspended for a “hard fight” and Gastelum for a laceration on his ideal eyelid.

The complete list of UFC on ESPN 22 medical suspensions consists of:

Anthony Birchak

Anthony Birchak, left

Outcome: Tony Seriously def. Anthony Birchak by means of TKO (punches) – Round 2, 1:31 Upgraded record: Anthony Birchak (15-8 Mixed Martial Arts, 2-4 UFC) Suspension: Suspended for 45 days with no contact for one month.

Tony Seriously

Tony Seriously, left

Outcome: Tony Seriously def. Anthony Birchak by means of TKO (punches) – Round 2, 1:31 Upgraded record: Tony Seriously (21-6 Mixed Martial Arts, 2-1 UFC) Suspension: No suspension.

Dakota Bush

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (R-L) Dakota Bush punches Austin Hubbard in a light-weight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Austin Hubbard def. Dakota Bush by means of consentaneous choice (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Upgraded record: Dakota Bush (8-3 Mixed Martial Arts, 0-1 UFC) Suspension: Suspended 15 days with no contact for 7 days.

Austin Hubbard

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (L-R) Austin Hubbard punches Dakota Bush in a light-weight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Austin Hubbard def. Dakota Bush by means of consentaneous choice (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Upgraded record: Austin Hubbard (13-5 Mixed Martial Arts, 3-3 UFC) Suspension: Suspended one month with no contact for 21 days.

Bartosz Fabinski

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (R-L) Bartosz Fabinski of Poland and Gerald Meerschaert trade punches in a middleweight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Gerald Meerschaert def. Bartosz Fabinski by means of technical submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 2:00 Upgraded record: Bartosz Fabinski (15-5 Mixed Martial Arts, 3-3 UFC) Suspension: Suspended one month with no contact for 21 days.

Gerald Meerschaert

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (R-L) Gerald Meerschaert protects a guillotine choke submission versus Bartosz Fabinski of Poland in a middleweight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Gerald Meerschaert def. Bartosz Fabinski by means of technical submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 2:00 Upgraded record: Gerald Meerschaert (32-14 Mixed Martial Arts, 7-6 UFC) Suspension: No suspension.

Lupita Godinez

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (R-L) Loopy Godinez of Mexico punches Jessica Penne in a strawweight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Jessica Penne def. Lupita Godinez by means of split choice (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Upgraded record: Lupita Godinez (5-1 Mixed Martial Arts, 0-1 UFC) Suspension: No suspension.

Jessica Penne

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (R-L) Jessica Penne punches Loopy Godinez of Mexico in a strawweight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Jessica Penne def. Lupita Godinez by means of split choice (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Upgraded record: Jessica Penne (13-5 Mixed Martial Arts, 2-3 UFC) Suspension: Suspended one month with no contact for 21 days.

Juan Espino

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (R-L) Juan Espino of Spain removes Alexandr Romanov of Moldova in a heavyweight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Alexandr Romanov def. Juan Espino by means of split choice (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Upgraded record: Juan Espino (10-2 Mixed Martial Arts, 2-1 UFC) Suspension: Suspended 180 days or up until ideal elbow is cleared by a physician.

Alexandr Romanov

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (R-L) Alexandr Romanov of Moldova punches Juan Espino of Spain in a heavyweight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Alexandr Romanov def. Juan Espino by means of split choice (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Upgraded record: Alexandr Romanov (14-0 Mixed Martial Arts, 3-0 UFC) Suspension: Suspended one month with no contact for 21 days.

Justine Kish

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (L-R) Justine Kish punches Tracy Cortez in a flyweight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Tracy Cortez def. Justine Kish divided choice (29-28, 28-29, 30-27) Upgraded record: Justine Kish (7-4 Mixed Martial Arts, 3-4 UFC) Suspension: Suspended 21 days with no contact for 15 days.

Tracy Cortez

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (L-R) Tracy Cortez punches Justine Kish in a flyweight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Tracy Cortez def. Justine Kish divided choice (29-28, 28-29, 30-27) Upgraded record: Tracy Cortez (9-1 Mixed Martial Arts, 3-0 UFC) Suspension: Suspended 21 days with no contact for 15 days.

Alexander Munoz

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (L-R) Alexander Munoz punches Luis Pena in a light-weight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Luis Pena def. Alexander Munoz by means of split choice (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) Upgraded record: Alexander Munoz (6-2 Mixed Martial Arts, 0-2 UFC) Suspension: Suspended 21 days with no contact for 15 days.

Luis Pena

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (L-R) Luis Pena punches Alexander Munoz in a light-weight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Luis Pena def. Alexander Munoz by means of split choice (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) Upgraded record: Luis Pena (9-3 Mixed Martial Arts, 5-3 UFC) Suspension: Suspended 180 days or up until left hand is cleared by a physician; likewise suspended one month with no contact for 21 days.

Abdul Razak Alhassan

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (R-L) Abdul Razak Alhassan punches Jacob Malkoun of Australia in a middleweight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Jacob Malkoun def. Abdul Razak Alhassan by means of consentaneous choice (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Upgraded record: Abdul Razak Alhassan (10-4 Mixed Martial Arts, 4-4 UFC) Suspension: Suspended one month with no contact for 21 days.

Jacob Malkoun

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (L-R) Jacob Malkoun of Australia punches Abdul Razak Alhassan in a middleweight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Jacob Malkoun def. Abdul Razak Alhassan by means of consentaneous choice (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Upgraded record: Jacob Malkoun (5-1 Mixed Martial Arts, 1-1 UFC) Suspension: Suspended 21 days with no contact for 15 days.

Chase Sherman

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (L-R) Chase Sherman punches Andrei Arlovski of Belarus in a heavyweight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Andrei Arlovski def. Chase Sherman consentaneous choice (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Upgraded record: Chase Sherman (15-7 Mixed Martial Arts, 3-6 UFC) Suspension: Suspended 180 days or up until left knee, ideal foot and ideal tibia/fibia are cleared by a physician; likewise suspended for one month with no contact for one month.

Andrei Arlovski

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (R-L) Andrei Arlovski of Belarus punches Chase Sherman in a heavyweight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Andrei Arlovski def. Chase Sherman consentaneous choice (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Upgraded record: Andrei Arlovski (31-20 Mixed Martial Arts, 20-14 UFC) Suspension: Suspended one month with no contact for 21 days.

Kelvin Gastelum

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (L-R) Kelvin Gastelum punches Robert Whittaker of Australia in a middleweight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Robert Whittaker def. Kelvin Gastelum by means of consentaneous choice (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) Upgraded record: Kelvin Gastelum (17-7 Mixed Martial Arts, 11-7 UFC) Suspension: Suspended one month with no contact for 21 days.

Robert Whittaker

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 17: (L-R) Robert Whittaker of Australia kicks Kelvin Gastelum in a middleweight battle throughout the UFC Battle Night occasion at UFC PINNACLE on April 17, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Picture by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Outcome: Robert Whittaker def. Kelvin Gastelum by means of consentaneous choice (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) Upgraded record: Robert Whittaker (23-5 Mixed Martial Arts, 14-3 UFC) Suspension: Suspended one month with no contact for 21 days.

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.