Jon Jones among suspended fighters

Updated: March 23, 2011, 8:20 AM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

Newly crowned light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua topped the list of UFC 128 fighters suspended on Sunday by the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board.

Jones, who at 23 became the youngest fighter in UFC history to win a title belt, stopped Rua at 2:37 of the third round on Saturday night in front of 12,619 fans at Prudential Center.

Despite the victory, Jones was placed on indefinite suspension pending an X-ray, MRI and orthopedic clearance of his right hand.

Rua is suspended 60 days due to the TKO. He is also suspended indefinitely pending a CT head scan.

Lightweight Kamal Shalorus is suspended 60 days after being TKO'd by Jim Miller at 2:15 of the third round.

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Ed Mulholland for ESPN.comAt 23 years old, Jon Jones is the youngest titleholder in UFC history.

Heavyweight Brendan Schaub is suspended 60 days for facial lacerations and indefinitely pending a CT scan of his facial/orbital bones. His opponent at UFC 128, Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic, is suspended 30 days after being knocked out and for facial laceration healing.

Filipovic is also suspended indefinitely pending a CT head scan. He was stopped by Schaub at 3:44 of the third round.

Light heavyweight Luiz Cane is suspended indefinitely pending an X-ray and orthopedic clearance of his left thumb. Cane's opponent, Elliot Marshall, was handed a 30-day suspension after suffering a technical knockout loss at 2:15 of Round 1.

Marshall is also suspended indefinitely pending a CT head scan.

Lightweight Edson Barboza is suspended indefinitely pending X-rays of his right hand and right knee. Barboza defeated Anthony Njokuani by unanimous decision.

Featherweight Raphael Assuncao was suspended 30 days after being knocked out at 2:32 of the first round by Erik Koch.

Franklin McNeil covers mixed martial arts and boxing for ESPN.com. Follow him on Twitter.

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