Brian Ortega could potentially be on the sidelines for the rest of 2021.
The UFC featherweight contender has been given a six-month suspension by the Nevada Athletic Commission unless he’s cleared by a doctor for a right orbital blowout fracture following his championship defeat toAlexander Volkanovski at Saturday’s UFC 266. Only with clearance will Ortega’s suspension be reduced to 60 days with no contact for 45 days.
On Tuesday, MMA Junkie acquired a full list of the UFC 266 medical suspensions handed out by the NAC from MixedMartialArts.com, the Association of Boxing Commission’s official record keeper.
Ortega is one of 10 fighters who is facing potential six-month suspensions following their respective bouts at UFC 266.
Below is the full list of medical suspensions from UFC 266: