EFC 41 MEDICAL SUSPENSIONS
14 July 2015
Johannesburg, South Africa – EFC 41 saw a variety of KO finishes and injuries that require mandatory time off from training and competing in order for athletes to recover properly.
The event officials representing MMA SA PRO in conjunction with EFC released the medical suspensions from Saturday’s EFC 41 in Carnival City, Johannesburg.
Post event medical suspensions:
All athletes receive a mandatory 7 day precautionary medical suspension.
Sindile Manengela: Indefinitely suspended until cleared by doctor for broken collar-bone.
Tshilumba Mulumba: Indefinitely suspended until cleared by doctor due to severe concussion.
Bernardo Mikixi: Indefinitely suspended until cleared by doctor due to compound fracture in hand.
Liam Cleland: Indefinitely suspended until cleared by doctor due to pupil laceration
"Safety of the athletes is our number one priority," stated EFC president Cairo Howarth. He added, "These medical suspensions are there to help the athletes recover completely and prolong their careers. They are a functional tool in preventing career ending injuries and will be adhered to by EFC."