Alan Patrick getting poked in the eye at UFC Fight Night 189.
Patrick’s lightweight fight with Mason Jones at the UFC Apex was ruled a no contest after an accidental eye poke rendered him unable to continue. 180 days on the sidelines after getting poked in the eye. Patrick must have doctor clearance for his left eye peri-orbital laceration before getting cleared to compete again.
On Wednesday, MMA Junkie acquired a full list of the UFC Fight Night 189 medical suspensions handed out by the Nevada Athletic Commission from MixedMartialArts.com, the Association of Boxing Commission’s official record keeper.
Also potentially facing six months on the shelf is Ilir Latifi who claimed he suffered multiple arm fractures in his split decision win over Tanner Boser. Latifi needs doctor clearance for his left eye hyphema and must have an MRI of his left elbow.
The third fighter also potentially benched for a while is Sean Woodson, who edged out Youssef Zalal in the prelims. Woodson needs an X-ray of his left hand and an MRI of his left knee before getting cleared.