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Kamaru
Usman
could be looking at six months on the sidelines following
his latest title defense at UFC
258
.

“The Nigerian Nightmare” must have his right foot X-rayed and
cleared by a doctor or he will be suspended until Aug. 13. At a
minimum, Usman is suspended until March 16 with no contact until
March 7. A full list of medical suspensions from this past
Saturday’s event were released to mixedmartialarts.com.

UFC 258 took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and saw Usman
retain his welterweight crown with a third-round technical knockout
of Gilbert
Burns
in the evening’s headliner. Burns is suspended until
March 31 due to lacerations on his right eyebrow and left
orbital.

Seven other fighters from UFC 258 are facing possible six-month
sits pending doctor clearance: Alexa
Grasso
(right knee), Maycee
Barber
(right shoulder), Anthony
Hernandez
(right hand), Dhiego Lima
(nose), Mallory
Martin
(right elbow), Chris
Gutierrez
(nose) and Phil Rowe (left knee).

UFC 258 Medical Suspensions:

Kamaru
Usman
: must have right foot X-rayed; if positive then must be
cleared by orthopedic or sports doctor or no contest until
08/13/21; minimum suspension no contest until 03/16/21, no contact
until 03/07/21

Gilbert
Burns
: suspended until 03/31/21 No contest until 03/16/21 –
right eyebrow and left orbital lacerations

Alexa
Grasso
: must have X-ray and MRI of right knee; if positive then
must be cleared by orthopedic or sports doctor or no contest until
08/13/21; minimum suspension no contest until 03/16/21, no contact
until 03/07/21

Maycee
Barber
: must have MRI of right shoulder; if positive then must
be cleared by orthopedic or sports doctor and maxillofacial CT
scan; if positive then must be cleared by oral, maxillofacial
doctor or no contest until 08/13/21; minimum suspension no contest
until 03/16/21, no contact until 03/07/21

Ian
Heinisch
: suspended until 03/16/21, no contact until
03/07/21

Brian
Kelleher
: suspended until 03/31/21, No contact until
03/16/21

Julian
Marquez
: suspended until 03/16/21, no contact until
03/07/21

Maki
Pitolo
: suspended until 03/31/21, no contact until 03/16/21

Anthony
Hernandez
: must have right hand X-rayed; if positive then must
be cleared by orthopedic or sports doctor or no contest until
08/13/21; minimum suspension no contest until 03/07/21, no contact
until 02/28/21

Rodolfo
Vieira
: suspended until 04/15/21, no contact until 03/31/21

Dhiego
Lima
: Lima must have nose X-rayed; if positive then must be
cleared by doctor or no contest until 08/13/21; minimum suspension
no contest until 03/31/21, no contact until 03/16/21

Mallory
Martin
: must have MRI of right elbow; if positive then must be
cleared by orthopedic or sports doctor or no contest until
08/13/21; minimum suspension no contest until 03/16/21, no contact
until 03/07/21

Chris
Gutierrez
: must have nose X-rayed; if positive then must be
cleared by doctor or no contest until 08/13/21; minimum suspension
no contest until 03/16/21, no contact until 03/07/21

Gabriel
Green
: suspended until 03/16/21, no contact until 03/07/21 –
laceration under left eye

Philip
Rowe
: must have left knee X-rayed; if positive then must be
cleared by orthopedic or sports doctor or no contest until
08/13/21; minimum suspension no contest until 03/16/21, no contact
until 03/07/21


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