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Ask the Fight Doc: Thoughts on UFC 152's MacDonald-Penn cancellation?

Posted by system system 1 year ago from http://feedproxy.google.com/

Rory MacDonald and UFC 152 opponent B.J. Penn were set to make MMA history when they recently became the first fighters to volunteer for Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) drug testing...



Ask the Fight Doc: Thoughts on recent death and injuries related to weight cuts

Posted by system system 6 months ago from http://www.mmajunkie.com/

Following recent events – including Leandro "Feijao" Souza's death and Rodrigo Damm's scratch from Wednesday's UFC Fight Night 29 event – weight-cutting in MMA is back in the spotlight.

Ask the Fight Doc: What do you make of Jon Jones' toe injury at UFC 159?

Posted by system system 11 months ago from http://www.mmajunkie.com/

Few recent MMA scenes can churn a stomach like the sight of Jon Jones' mangled big toe following his win over Chael Sonnen in Saturday's UFC 159 headliner.

Ask the Fight Doc: What are your thoughts on transgender MMA fighters?

Posted by system system 1 year ago from http://www.mmajunkie.com/

MMAjunkie.com medical columnist and consultant Dr. Johnny Benjamin has no problem waxing poetic on a variety of MMA-related topics. But when it comes to transgender fighters in the sport, hi...

Ask the Fight Doc: Why is a UFC fighter competing just 56 days after a KO loss?

Posted by system system 1 year ago from http://feedproxy.google.com/

Few things could alter MMA's future like the long-term health effects of concussions. With medical professionals still trying to fully understand the effects of knockouts, the answers a...

Ask the Fight Doc: Whatever came of your meeting with UFC prez Dana White?

Posted by system system 1 year ago from http://feedproxy.google.com/

Dr. Johnny Benjamin is among the growing number of industry professionals championing for better drug testing in combat sports. In fact, MMAjunkie.com's medical columnist and consultant...

Ask the Fight Doc: How could year-round drug testing actually work in the UFC?

Posted by system system 2 years ago from http://feedproxy.google.com/

MMAjunkie.com medical columnist Dr. Johnny Benjamin is one of the growing number of industry professionals calling for stricter drug testing in MMA. But sitting on the sidelines and lobbi...

Ask the Fight Doc: Is there a way to fix weight-cutting issues in the UFC?

Posted by system system 2 years ago from http://feedproxy.google.com/

Anthony Johnson's weigh-in troubles at UFC 142 (and his subsequent UFC release) put weight-cutting in the spotlight this past weekend. One of the most vocal critics of the current weight-...

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Ask the Fight Doc: Could UFC champ Georges St-Pierre fake his ACL injury?

Posted by system system 2 years ago from http://feedproxy.google.com/

UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was dealt a setback this week when a ruptured ACL forced him out of a UFC 143 title fight with Nick Diaz. He was dealt another one immediatel...

Ask the Fight Doc: Did Denver's altitude really affect UFC 135 fighters?

Posted by system system 2 years ago from http://feedproxy.google.com/

Two heavyweights fights provided sometimes-plodding action at this past weekend's UFC 135 event. But were the conditions - namely Denver's altitude - at least partially to blame for the b...

Ask the Fight Doc: Dr. Benjamin clears up the medical misconceptions at UFC 131

Posted by system system 2 years ago from http://feedproxy.google.com/

If a fighter's eyes are open after he suffers a knockout, is that a bad sign? Is it the femoral artery that makes leg/thigh kicks so debilitating? Was an open-mouth Shane Carwin more susce...

Ask the Fight Doc: What do you think about five-round non-title UFC fights?

Posted by system system 2 years ago from http://feedproxy.google.com/

As MMAjunkie.com recently reported, UFC officials may soon implement five-round non-title fights. In fact, UFC president Dana White said UFC 131's headliner between Brock Lesnar and Junior D...

Ask the Fight Doc: Did Jon Jones make a mistake taking UFC 128 title fight?

Posted by system system 3 years ago from http://feedproxy.google.com/

Just moments after his UFC 126 win, Jon Jones was rewarded with a UFC 128 title fight against light-heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. While certainly deserving of the shot, Jo...

Ask the Fight Doc: Did Frankie Edgar's cardio really prevent a UFC 125 knockout?

Posted by system system 3 years ago from http://feedproxy.google.com/

UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar survived a first-round battering and ultimately lasted five rounds to fight Gray Maynard to a draw at Saturday's UFC 125 event. But did Edgar's st...

Ask the Fight Doc: Is UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson's weight holding him back?

Posted by system system 3 years ago from http://feedproxy.google.com/

Roy Nelson didn't win the fight, but he likely won over many fans in a hard-fight loss to Junior Dos Santos at this past weekend's UFC 117 event. And though Nelson is the first to poke ...


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