UFC Fight Night 197 medical suspensions: Yair Rodriguez could return in 45 days

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UFC Fight Night 197 featured nine finishes, eight knockouts, and a main event war, resulting in a long list of medical suspensions issued by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

The event, which took place this past Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, saw Max Holloway (23-6 MMA, 19-6 UFC) outgun Yair Rodriguez (13-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) over the course of five rounds to claim a unanimous decision in a bout where both men were transported immediately to the hospital.

MMA Junkie obtained the full list of medical suspensions for UFC Fight Night 197, and surprisingly the headliners were on the lighter end of the spectrum when it comes to required time off in the aftermath of the event.

Check out the details below:

Max Holloway def. Yair Rodriguez

[autotag]Max Holloway[/autotag]: Suspended 30 days with no contact for 21 days due to a laceration above the right eye & a hard fight.

[autotag]Yair Rodriguez[/autotag]: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days due to facial laceration repair.

Marcos Rogerio de Lima def. Ben Rothwell

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 13: (L-R) Marcos Rogerio de Lima of Brazil punches Ben Rothwell in a heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

[autotag]Marcos Rogerio de Lima[/autotag]: Suspended 6 months for potential right hand injury. Can return after 30 days if X-ray administered by Orthopedic Dr. provides clearance.

[autotag]Ben Rothwell[/autotag]: Suspended 6 months for potential nose injury. Can return after 45 days if X-ray administered by EMT provides clearance.

Felicia Spencer def. Leah Letson

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 13: (R-L) Felicia Spencer of Canada punches Leah Letson in a featherweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

[autotag]Felicia Spencer[/autotag]: No suspension.

[autotag]Leah Letson[/autotag]: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons after a TKO loss.

Khaos Williams def. Miguel Baeza

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 13: (R-L) Miguel Baeza punches Khaos Williams in a welterweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

[autotag]Khaos Williams[/autotag]: Suspended 6 months for potential right hand injury. Can return after 22 days if X-ray administered by Orthopedic Dr. provides clearance.

[autotag]Miguel Baeza[/autotag]: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons after a TKO loss.

Song Yadong def. Julio Arce

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 13: (L-R) Song Yadong of China punches Julio Arce in a bantamweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

[autotag]Song Yadong[/autotag]: No suspension.

[autotag]Julio Arce[/autotag]: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons after a TKO loss.

Joel Alvarez def. Thiago Moises

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 13: (L-R) Joel Alvarez of Spain punches Thiago Moises of Brazil in a lightweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

[autotag]Joel Alvarez[/autotag]: No suspension.

[autotag]Thiago Moises[/autotag]: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days due to left scalp laceration repair.

Andrea Lee def. Cynthia Calvillo

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 13: (L-R) Cynthia Calvillo battles Andrea Lee in a flyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

[autotag]Andrea Lee[/autotag]: Suspended 6 months for potential left hand and left foot injuries. Can return after 45 days if X-ray administered by Orthopedic Dr. provides clearance.

[autotag]Cynthia Calvillo[/autotag]: Suspended 6 months for potential right inferior orbital wall fracture. Can return after 60 days if X-ray administered by Ophthalmologist, ENT, or OMF Dr. provides clearance.

Sean Woodson def. Collin Anglin

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 13: (L-R) Collin Anglin punches Sean Woodson in a featherweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

[autotag]Sean Woodson[/autotag]: No suspension.

[autotag]Collin Anglin[/autotag]: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons after a TKO loss.

Cortney Casey def. Liana Jojua

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 13: (R-L) Liana Jojua of Georgia punches Cortney Casey in a flyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

[autotag]Cortney Casey[/autotag]: Suspended 6 months for potential right hand injury. Can return after 30 days if X-ray administered by Orthopedic Dr. provides clearance.

[autotag]Liana Jojua[/autotag]: Suspended 6 months for broken nose. Can return after 45 days if X-ray administered by EMT provides clearance.

Rafael Alves def. Marc Diakiese

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 13: (R-L) Marc Diakiese of the Congo battles Rafael Alves of Brazil in a lightweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

[autotag]Rafael Alves[/autotag]: No suspension.

[autotag]Marc Diakiese[/autotag]: Suspended 16 days with no contact for 9 days for precautionary reasons after a submission loss.

Da-un Jung def. Kennedy Nzechukwu

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 13: (R-L) Da-un Jung of South Korea punches Kennedy Nzechukwu of Nigeria in a light heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

[autotag]Da-un Jung[/autotag]: No suspension.

[autotag]Kennedy Nzechukwu[/autotag]: Suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days for precautionary reasons after a knockout loss.

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