Billy Quarantillo and Matheus Nicolau were two of three fighters who received lengthy medical suspensions after their losses at UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Allen this past Saturday.
Quarantillo suffered a first-round KO loss to Edson Barboza in their featherweight fight, which ended after the latter sent the former to the canvas with a knee to the chin. A few fights earlier, Nicolau also lost via first-round KO, after fellow UFC flyweight contender Brandon Royval slept him with a knee followed by a flurry of punches and elbows.
Billy Quarantillo, Matheus Nicolau get lengthy medical suspensions
Joining Quarantillo and Nicolau on the UFC Fight Night card is Ed Herman, the UFC veteran who was was on the receiving end of a lopsided loss to Zak Cummings. The former Ultimate Fighter competitor bludgeoned Herman before securing the third-round TKO win. Cummings and Herman would leave their gloves in the Octagon after announcing their respective retirements.
The Missouri Division of Professional Regulation gave Quarantillo, Nicolau and Herman 60-day medical suspensions. Due to medical privacy laws in Missouri, the reasons for these suspensions (ex. potential injury) were not provided.
Full list of medical suspensions from UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Allen
The full list of suspensions is as follows (obtained by Steven Marrocco of MMA Fighting):
|Fighter||Result||Length of Suspension|
|Max Holloway||Unanimous Decision win against Arnold Allen||30 days|
|Arnold Allen||Unanimous Decision loss to Max Holloway||30 days|
|Billy Quarantillo||First-round KO loss to Edson Barboza||60 days with 45 days no contact|
|Tanner Boser||First-round TKO loss to Ion Cutelaba||45 days with 30 days no contact|
|Clay Guida||Unanimous Decision loss to Rafa García||45 days with 30 days no contact|
|Matheus Nicolau||First-round KO loss to Brandon Royval||60 days with 45 days no contact|
|Zak Cummings||Third-round TKO win against Ed Herman||30 days|
|Ed Herman||Third-round TKO loss to Zak Cummings||60 days with 45 days no contact|
|Piera Rodriguez||Second-round submission to Gillian Robertson||45 days with 30 days no contact|
|Lando Vannata||Unanimous Decision loss to Daniel Zellhuber||45 days with 30 days no contact|
|Bruna Brasil||Second-round TKO loss to Denise Gomes||30 days|
|Gastón Bolaños||Unanimous Decision win against Aaron Phillips||30 days|
|Aaron Phillips||Unanimous Decision loss to Gastón Bolaños||30 days|
Note: Fighters who did not receive a medical suspensions from the Missouri Division of Professional Regulation were not mentioned.
UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Allen went down on Sat., April 15, at the T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, Mo.
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