UFC 109 Medical Suspensions

The Nevada athletic commission has handed down as a precautionary measure medical suspensions to half the fighters on Saturday's UFC 109 card.

Mike Swick (left elbow), Demian Maia (upper eyelid cut) and Mac Danzig (possible knee sprain) are required to receive medical clearance to compete before August 6. Melvin Guillard will need to see an eye specialist before March 26.

The seven other suspended fighters received short suspensions.

Mark Coleman -- Suspended until March 9. No contact until Feb. 28.
Nate Marquardt -- Suspended until March 9. No contact until Feb. 28.
Chael Sonnen -- Suspended until March 24. No contact until March 9 (cuts on forehead and nose).
Dan Miller -- Suspended until March 9. No contact until Feb. 28.
Frank Trigg -- Suspended until March 24. No contact until March 9
Justin Buchholz -- Suspended until March 9. No contact until Feb. 28.
Rolles Gracie -- Suspended until March 9. No contact until Feb. 28.

No suspensions were given to Randy Couture, Joey Beltran, Tim Hague, Chris Tuchscherer, Phil Davis, Brian Stann, Rob Emerson, Phillipe Nover, Ronys Torres, Matt Serra and Paulo Thiago.

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