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Derrick Lewis Gets 60 Days After Brutal Knockout

Derrick Lewis will be out of action for two months after his knockout defeat by Tai Tuivasa in the UFC 271 co-main event.

“The Black Beast” received a 60-day medical suspension after an elbow from Tuivasa that made the Houston native face the canvas plant at 1:40 in Round 2 in their heavyweight bout. Tuivasa, meanwhile, received only a mandatory seven-day suspension.

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations has published a complete list of medical suspensions from the event at mixedmartialarts.com. The specific reasons for each medical suspension were not disclosed by the TDLR. UFC 271 took place at the Toyota Center in Houston last Saturday and saw Israel Adesanya retain his crown in the middleweight division with a five-round verdict against Robert Whittaker in the night’s headliner. Both Adesanya and Whittaker are suspended until February 28.

Two fighters from the card received indefinite terms: Marcelo Rojo and Maxim Grisin.

UFC 271 Medical Suspensions:

Israel Adesanya: Suspension until 28 February

Robert Whittaker: Suspended until February 28th

Tai Tuivasa: Suspended until February 20

Derrick Lewis: Suspension until April 14

Jared Cannonier: Suspended until February 20th

Derek Brunson: Suspension until March 15

Renato Moicano: Suspended until February 20

Alexander Hernandez: Suspension until March 15

Bobby Green: Suspended until February 22

Nasrat Haqparast: Suspended until 22 February

Andrei Arlovsky: Suspended until February 22

Jared Vanderaa: Suspended until February 22

Casey O’Neill: Suspended until February 22

Roxanne Modafferi: Suspension until February 22

Kyler Phillips: Suspended until February 20th

Marcelo Rojo: Suspended indefinitely

Carlos Ulberg: Suspension until February 22

Fabio Cherant: Suspended until February 22

Ronnie Lawrence: Suspended until March 6th

Leomana Martinez: Suspended until March 6

Jacob Malkoun: Suspension until February 22

AJ Dobson: Suspended until February 22nd

Douglas Silva de Andrade: Suspended until March 30 Sergey Morozov: Suspended until March 30 Jeremiah Wells: Suspended until February 20 Mike Mathetha: Suspended until February 20 Maxim Grishin: Suspended indefinitely William Knight: In suspension until 2 February.