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Bellator 238 medical suspensions: Cris Cyborg gets minimum, Julia Budd grounded for TKO

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former Bellator featherweight champion Julia Budd is suspended for 45 days following her fourth-round TKO loss to new champ Cris Cyborg.

Cyborg received the minimum seven-day term required by the California State Athletic Commission, which regulated this past Saturday’s event at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., and released medical suspensions to MMA Fighting.

Cyborg dominated the action from bell to bell before turning up the tempo in the fourth round, unleashing a flurry of strikes that crumpled Budd to the mat. It was a triumphant return to form for Cyborg, who made her Bellator debut after a dramatic split with the UFC this past year.

After her win, Cyborg called for Bellator President Scott Coker to put on a featherweight grand prix. She also welcomed a potential fight with fellow ex-UFC fighter Cat Zingano.

In other notable suspensions, onetime featherweight title challenger Juan Archuleta received a six-month suspension for a possible fracture of his right shoulder and left hand. He can be cleared by a physician.

Here are the full list of suspensions from Bellator 238:

Cris Cyborg: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Julia Budd: suspended for 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO.

Darrion Caldwell: suspended mandatory seven days.

Adam Borics: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Juan Archuleta: suspended for 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician for possible fracture of right shoulder/left hand; mandatory seven-day suspension.

Henry Corrales: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Sergio Pettis: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Alfred Khashakyan: suspended for 45 days with 30 days no contact (no exception) for KO.

Raymond Daniels: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Jason King: suspended for 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO.

Emilee King: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Ava Knight: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Tony Bartovich: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Jarrett Connor: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Ricardo Seixas: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Dominic Clark: suspended for 45 days with 30 days no contact (no exception) for TKO.

Joshua Jones: suspended for 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by oral surgeon for possible jaw fracture; mandatory seven-day suspension.

Aaron Pico: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Daniel Carey: suspended for 60 days with 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician for lower lip laceration; suspended for 45 days with 30 days no contact (no exception) for KO.

AJ Agazarm: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Adel Altamimi: suspended for 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician for possible fracture of right/left hand; suspended for 45 days with 30 days no contact for hard bout.

Jay Jay Wilson: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Mario Navarro: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Curtis Millender: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Moses Murrietta: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Anthony Taylor: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Chris Avila: mandatory seven-day suspension.

Miguel Jacob: suspended for 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician for possible fracture of left thumb, also needs ophthalmologist clearance; mandatory seven-day suspension.

David Pacheco: suspended for 60 days with 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician for right eye/left cheek laceration; suspended for 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician for possible fracture of left foot