UFC Lincoln medical suspensions: Five fighters potentially out six months

Cortney Casey defeated Angela Hill at UFC Lincoln.

UFC strawweight Cortney Casey headlined a list of five fighters to be issued potential six-month medical suspensions in the aftermath of UFC Lincoln, according to information released Wednesday to MMA Fighting by the Nebraska Athletic Commission.

Casey captured a split decision victory over Angela Hill on the main card of UFC Lincoln. As a result of damage sustained in the contest, Casey will be forced to seek doctor’s clearance on undisclosed potential injuries or sit out 180 days before returning to active competition, per Nebraska commission officials.

The four other fighters who received similar potential 180-day medical suspensions were Warlley Alves, Cory Sandhagen, Iuri Alcantara, and Luke Sanders.

UFC Lincoln took place August 24 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska. The night’s main card aired live on FOX Sports 1.

A complete list of UFC Lincoln’s medical suspensions can be seen below.

  • Cortney Casey: Suspended 180 days, can receive doctor clearance to return sooner; minimum suspension of 30 days
  • Warlley Alves: Suspended 180 days, can receive doctor clearance to return sooner; minimum suspension of 60 days
  • Cory Sandhagen: Suspended 180 days, can receive doctor clearance to return sooner; minimum suspension of 60 days
  • Iuri Alcantara: Suspended 180 days, can receive doctor clearance to return sooner; minimum suspension of 60 days
  • Luke Sanders: Suspended 180 days, can receive doctor clearance to return sooner; minimum suspension of 30 days
  • James Vick: Suspended 60 days
  • Tim Williams: Suspended 60 days
  • Drew Dober: Suspended 45 days
  • Jon Tuck: Suspended 45 days
  • Angela Hill: Suspended 30 days
  • Jake Ellenberger: Suspended 30 days
  • John Moraga: Suspended 30 days
  • Eryk Anders: Suspended 30 days
  • James Krause: Suspended 30 days
  • Andrew Sanchez: Suspended 30 days
  • Markus Perez: Suspended 30 days
  • Bryan Barberena: Suspended 14 days
  • Kalindra Faria: Suspended 14 days

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