UFC 266 medical suspensions: Brian Ortega facing potential six-month suspension for orbital fracture

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Brian Ortega could potentially be on the sidelines for the rest of 2021.

The UFC featherweight contender has been given a six-month suspension by the Nevada Athletic Commission unless he’s cleared by a doctor for a right orbital blowout fracture following his championship defeat toAlexander Volkanovski at Saturday’s UFC 266. Only with clearance will Ortega’s suspension be reduced to 60 days with no contact for 45 days.

On Tuesday, MMA Junkie acquired a full list of the UFC 266 medical suspensions handed out by the NAC from MixedMartialArts.com, the Association of Boxing Commission’s official record keeper.

Ortega is one of 10 fighters who is facing potential six-month suspensions following their respective bouts at UFC 266.

Below is the full list of medical suspensions from UFC 266:

Omar Morales

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Omar Morales pins Jonathan Pearce to the mat during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Jonathan Pearce def. Omar Morales via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 3:31

Updated record: [autotag]Omar Morales[/autotag] (11-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 180 days or until left ankle is cleared by a doctor; also suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days.

Jonathan Pearce

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Jonathan Pearce reacts following his submission victory against Omar Morales during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Jonathan Pearce def. Omar Morales via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 3:31

Updated record: [autotag]Jonathan Pearce[/autotag] (11-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 180 days or until left hand is cleared by a doctor; also suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days.

Martin Sano Jr.

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Martin Sano is looked at by the fight doctor following his loss against Matthew Semelsberger during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Matthew Semelsberger def. Martin Sano Jr. via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 0:15

Updated record:[autotag]Martin Sano Jr.[/autotag] (4-3-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 180 days or until broken left thumb and broken nose are cleared by a doctor; also suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days.

Matthew Semelsberger

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Matthew Semelsberger reacts following his knockout victory against Martin Sano during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Matthew Semelsberger def. Martin Sano via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 0:15

Updated record: [autotag]Matthew Semelsberger[/autotag] (9-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC)

Suspension: No suspension.

Cody Brundage

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Cody Brundage moves in with a knee hit against Nick Maximov during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Nick Maximov def. Cody Brundage via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Updated record: [autotag]Cody Brundage[/autotag] (6-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC)

Suspension: No suspension.

Nick Maximov

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Nick Maximov reacts after being declared the winner by decision against Cody Brundage during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Nick Maximov def. Cody Brundage via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Updated record: [autotag]Nick Maximov[/autotag] (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 30 days with 21 days with no contact.

Uros Medic

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Uros Medic moves in with a hit against Jalin Turner during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Jalin Turner def. Uros Medic via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:01

Updated record: [autotag]Uros Medic[/autotag] (7-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 180 days or until left thumb is cleared by a doctor; also suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days.

Jalin Turner

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Jalin Turner is declared the winner by submission against Uros Medic during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Jalin Turner def. Uros Medic via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:01

Updated record:[autotag]Jalin Turner[/autotag]

Suspension: No suspension.

Roxanne Modafferi

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Talia Santos pins Roxanne Modafferi to the cage during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Taila Santos def. Roxanne Modafferi via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Updated record:[autotag]Roxanne Modafferi[/autotag] (25-19 MMA, 4-7 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended for 30 days with no contact for 21 days.

Taila Santos

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Talia Santos is declared the winner by decision against Roxanne Modafferi during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Taila Santos def. Roxanne Modafferi via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Updated record: [autotag]Taila Santos[/autotag] (18-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 180 days or until right hand is cleared by a doctor; also suspended 14 days with no contact for seven days.

Shamil Abdurakhimov

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Shamil Abdurakhimov moves in for a hit as Chris Daukaus defends during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Chris Daukaus def. Shamil Abdurakhimov via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 1:23

Updated record: [autotag]Shamil Abdurakhimov[/autotag] (20-6 MMA, 5-4 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 180 days or until nasal fractures are cleared by a doctor; also suspended 60 days with no contact for 45 days.

Chris Daukaus

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Chris Daukaus reacts following his TKO victory against Shamil Abdurakhimov during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Chris Daukaus def. Shamil Abdurakhimov via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 1:23

Updated record: [autotag]Chris Daukaus[/autotag] (12-3 MMA, 4-0 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 14 days with no contact for seven days.

Nasrat Haqparast

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Dan Hooker pins Nasrat Haqparast to the cage during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Dan Hooker def. Nasrat Haqparast via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Updated record: [autotag]Nasrat Haqparast[/autotag] (13-4 MMA, 5-3 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.

Dan Hooker

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Dan Hooker is declared the winner by decision against Nasrat Haqparast during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Dan Hooker def. Nasrat Haqparast via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Updated record: [autotag]Dan Hooker[/autotag] (21-10 MMA, 11-6 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 180 days or until right foot cleared by a doctor; also suspended for 30 days with no contact for 21 days.

Marlon Moraes

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Marlon Moraes reacts following his loss against Merab Dvalishvili during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Merab Dvalishvili def. Marlon Moraes via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 4:25

Updated record: [autotag]Marlon Moraes[/autotag] (23-9-1 MMA, 5-5 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 180 days or until left thumb and right hand are cleared by a doctor; also suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days.

Merab Dvalishvili

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Merab Dvalishvili celebrates his TKO victory against Marlon Moraes during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Merab Dvalishvili def. Marlon Moraes via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 4:25

Updated record: [autotag]Merab Dvalishvili[/autotag] (14-4 MMA, 7-2 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.

Cynthia Calvillo

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Cynthia Calvillo reacts following her loss against Jessica Andradeduring UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Jessica Andrade def. Cynthia Calvillo via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:54

Updated record: [autotag]Cynthia Calvillo[/autotag] (9-2-1 MMA, 6-2-1 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.

Jessica Andrade

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Jessica Andrade reacts following her TKO victory against Cynthia Calvillo during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Jessica Andrade def. Cynthia Calvillo via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:54

Updated record: [autotag]Jessica Andrade[/autotag] (21-9 MMA, 12-7 UFC)

Suspension: No suspension.

Jairzinho Rozenstruik

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Curtis Blaydes brings down Jairzinho Rozenstruik during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Curtis Blaydes def. Jairzinho Rozenstruik via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Updated record: [autotag]Jairzinho Rozenstruik[/autotag] (12-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 180 days or until dental cleared by a doctor; also suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days.

Curtis Blaydes

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; View of eye damage on Curtis Blaydes during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Curtis Blaydes def. Jairzinho Rozenstruik via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Updated record: [autotag]Curtis Blaydes[/autotag] (14-3 MMA, 9-3 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days.

Nick Diaz

Result: Robbie Lawler def. Nick Diaz via TKO (retirement) – Round 3, 0:44

Updated record: [autotag]Nick Diaz[/autotag] (26-10 MMA, 7-7 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended for 45 days with no contact for 30 days.

Robbie Lawler

Result: Robbie Lawler def. Nick Diaz via TKO (retirement) – Round 3, 0:44

Updated record: [autotag]Robbie Lawler[/autotag] (29-15 MMA, 14-9 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days.

Lauren Murphy

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Valentina Shevchenko moves in as Lauren Murphy defends during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Valentina Shevchenko def. Lauren Murphy via TKO (strikes) – Round 4, 4:00

Updated record: [autotag]Lauren Murphy[/autotag] (15-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days.

Valentina Shevchenko

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Valentina Shevchenko celebrates her TKO victory and title defense against Lauren Murphy during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Valentina Shevchenko def. Lauren Murphy via TKO (strikes) – Round 4, 4:00

Updated record: [autotag]Valentina Shevchenko[/autotag] (22-3 MMA, 11-2 UFC)

Suspension: No suspension.

Brian Ortega

Sep 25, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Brian Ortega sits on the mat after being hit by Alexander Volkanovski during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Result: Alexander Volkanovski def. Brian Ortega via unanimous decision (49-46, 50-45, 50-44)

Updated record: Brian Ortega (15-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended 180 days or until right orbital blowout fracture cleared by a doctor; also suspended for 60 days with no contact for 45 days.

Alexander Volkanovski

Result: Alexander Volkanovski def. Brian Ortega via unanimous decision (49-46, 50-45, 50-44)

Updated record: Alexander Volkanovski (23-1 MMA, 10-0 UFC)

Suspension: Suspended for 30 days with no contact for 21 days.

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