A night of jaw-dropping injuries and stoppages at UFC's "Fight for the Troops" were reflected in medical suspensions issued by the North Carolina Boxing Authority on Thursday.
Corey Hill is suspended indefinitely for the visible left leg fracture he suffered after opponent Dale Hartt checked his leg kick in the opening exchange of the second round. Following a referee stoppage, he was taken to a nearby hospital after the leg was placed in an aircast.
Hill underwent surgery for a broken leg Thursday morning at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville, N.C., according to a report from the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Expected to be out of action anywhere from a year to 18 months, Hill is currently resting in the hospital with his family. The former Ultimate Fighter standout is handling the injury well and is reportedly in good spirits.
UFC newcomer Razak Al-Hussan is also suspended indefinitely for his joint-popping armbar loss to former WEC light heavyweight champion Steve Cantwell. Ringside doctor Sara Neal will require Al-Hussan to see an orthopedic doctor before being cleared to fight again.
Al-Hassan was treated and released from the hospital Wednesday night after suffering a dislocated right elbow.
Newcomer Brandon Wolff is suspended for 45 days for a contusion/hematoma on his forehead following his TKO loss to Ben Saunders.
Nate Loughran is suspended for 30 days due to lacerations suffered in his loss to Tim Credeur.
Co-main event fighter Jonathan Goulet is suspended for 60 days following his knockout loss to Mike Swick. Goulet must have his left elbow x-rayed and cleared by an orthopedist before being cleared to fight.
Main event fighter Yoshiyuki Yoshida is suspended for 90 days following his knockout loss to Josh Koscheck.
Yoshida and Goulet were both treated and released for concussions. Goulet will also have his knee checked out when he returns to his native Canada.
In other notes, Assistant Supervisor Locklear estimated an audience of around 10,000 attendees at the event. In the spirit of its charity cause, the North Carolina Boxing Authority collected no taxes from promoter Zuffa, LLC for the show.