The intense matchups witnessed at PFL 6 event on Friday night have resulted in a series of medical suspensions being issued to several fighters, with three of them receiving indefinite suspensions.
On Monday, the Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission confirmed the medical suspensions imposed after the conclusion of the third and final PFL card in Atlanta.
Anthony Romero, who endured a devastating knockout via a knee strike from Olivier Aubin-Mercier, has been given a mandatory 60-day suspension. Additionally, he will face an indefinite suspension until he obtains neurological clearance to compete again.
Likewise, Dilano Taylor, after suffering a knockout loss to Carlos Leal, has been handed a mandatory 45-day suspension. Similar to Romero, Taylor will remain under indefinite suspension until he receives neurological clearance.
Jarrah Al-Silawi, following his knockout loss to Solomon Renfro in the preliminary card, has received a mandatory 90-day suspension. As a result, Al-Silawi will also be under indefinite suspension until he obtains neurological clearance.
The only fighter besides the aforementioned trio to receive more than a 30-day suspension is Shane Mitchell, who suffered a knockout loss to Sadibou Sy in the co-main event. Mitchell has been mandated to take a 45-day break from competing.
Here is the complete list of medical suspensions for PFL 6:
Olivier Aubin-Mercier: 7 days
Anthony Romero: Mandatory 60-day suspension, indefinite suspension pending neurological clearance
Sadibou Sy: 14 days
Shane Mitchell: 45 days
Shane Burgos: 7 days
Yamato Nishikawa: 7 days
Magomed Magomedkerimov: 7 days
David Zawada: 30 days
Magomed Umalatov: 7 days
Nayib Lopez: 14 days
Clay Collard: 7 days
Stevie Ray: 30 days
Carlos Leal: 14 days
Dilano Taylor: Mandatory 45-day suspension, indefinite suspension pending neurological clearance
Natan Schulte: 7 days
Raush Manfio: 7 days
Bruno Miranda: 7 days
Alex Martinez: 7 days
Solomon Renfro: 7 days
Jarrah Al-Silawi: Mandatory 90-day suspension, indefinite suspension pending neurological clearance
Brahyam Zurcher: 7 days
Mike Bardsley: 30 days
Abdullah Alkahtani: 7 days
Lamar Brown: 7 days
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about medical suspensions
What is the reason for the medical suspensions issued after PFL 6?
The medical suspensions were issued as a result of several fighters experiencing knockout losses during the PFL 6 event.
How long are the mandatory suspensions for Anthony Romero and Dilano Taylor?
Anthony Romero received a mandatory 60-day suspension, while Dilano Taylor was given a mandatory 45-day suspension following their respective knockout losses.
What does an indefinite suspension mean for these fighters?
An indefinite suspension means that Anthony Romero, Dilano Taylor, and Jarrah Al-Silawi cannot compete again until they receive neurological clearance, in addition to serving their mandatory suspensions.
Which commission confirmed the medical suspensions?
The medical suspensions were confirmed by the Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission.
Are there any other fighters with significant suspensions?
Shane Mitchell also received a notable suspension of 45 days after his knockout loss in the co-main event.
What are the full medical suspensions for PFL 6?
Here are the full medical suspensions for PFL 6, including the duration of suspensions for each fighter:
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