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Tate vs. Rousey Medical Suspensions: Miesha Tate Out Indefinitely With Elbow Injury

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Miesha Tate and three others received indefinite medical suspensions in the aftermath of Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey, the Ohio Athletic Commission confirmed to MMAFighting.com on Monday.

Tate, the former Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion, appeared to injure her left arm while defending two grisly armbar attempts during her headlining loss to Ronda Rousey. "Takedown" later revealed to MMAFighting.com that her arm was not broken, miraculously, and she was awaiting further MRI results to discover the extent of the damage.

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza, and undercard participants Roger Bowling and Conor Heun also received indefinite suspensions for various hand injuries.

Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey took place Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio and aired live on Showtime and Showtime Extreme.

Additionally, PRIDE veteran Kazuo Misaki received a 45-day suspension due to minor facial damage, and Pat Healy, Alexis Davis, and Brandon Saling each received 30-day suspensions for assorted injuries.

The official Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey medical suspension report can be read below:

Miesha Tate: Indefinite suspension - elbow injury
Ronaldo Souza: Indefinite suspension - hand injury
Roger Bowling: Indefinite suspension - hand injury
Conor Heun: Indefinite suspension - hand injury
Kazuo Misaki: 45 days - facial laceration
Pat Healy: 30 days - head laceration
Alexis Davis: 30 days - facial laceration
Brandon Saling: 30 days - precautionary reasons