My goal in writing these columns is to educate and spark intelligent discussion in the MMA community. Occasionally, I succeed.
Keen observers have noticed a significant recent increase in UFC fights being canceled due to training-camp injuries. This observation has led many to opine that the recently enacted UFC fighter "training-injury" insurance coverage has had a negative effect on MMA (i.e. encouraging injured fighters to back out of bouts).
This is a complex question.