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UFC Fight Night 56 medical suspensions: Shogun Rua sidelined two months

Alexandre Loureiro, Inovafoto

The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) announced on Monday that two of the 20 UFC Fight Night 56 fighters are suspended six months pending medical clearance after Saturday night’s fights in Uberlandia, Brazil.

Warlley Alves, who scored a close decision win over Alan Jouban, and Cody Covington, who tapped Wagner Silva, need x-ray exams to come back before their 180-day suspensions.

Mauricio Rua, who suffered a 34-second knockout loss to Ovince St. Preux in the main event, received a 60-day suspension. OSP can return to training in a couple weeks.

UFC Fight Night 56 took place Nov. 8, 2014 at the Tancredo Neves gymnasium in Uberlandia, Minas Gerais. A complete medical suspension list can be seen below.

Colby Covington: Suspended 180 days pending clearance of foot
Wagner Silva: Suspended 30 days; 21 days no contact
Tim Gorman: Suspended 45 days; 30 days no contact
Thomas Almeida: Suspended 60 days; 45 days no contact
Charlie Brenneman: Suspended 30 days; 21 days no contact
Leandro Silva: Suspended 30 days; 21 days no contact
Trevor Smith: Suspended 45 days; 30 days no contact
Caio Magalhaes: Suspended 14 days; 7 days no contact
Rodolfo Rubio: Suspended 30 days; 21 days no contact
Diego Rivas: Suspended 45 days; 30 days no contact
Nina Ansaroff: Suspended 30 days; 21 days no contact
Juliana Lima: Suspended 30 days; 21 days no contact
Jorge Oliveira: Suspended 45 days; 30 days no contact
Dhiego Lima: Suspended 45 days; 30 days no contact
Leon Edwards: Suspended 45 days; 30 days no contact
Claudio Silva: Suspended 45 days; 30 days no contact
Alan Jouban: Suspended 45 days; 30 days no contact
Warlley Alves: Suspended 180 days pending clearance of right rib
Ovince Saint Preux: Suspended 14 days; 7 days no contact
Shogun Rua: Suspended 60 days; 45 days no contact