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Ask the Fight Doc: Should slams be banned in MMA competition?

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

After Gerald Harris used a jarring body slam to knock out Dave Branch at UFC 116, Strikeforce women's welterweight champion Sarak Kaufman did the same to Roxanne Modafferi at this past weeke...



Ask the Fight Doc: Should pro MMA fighters face sticter licencing requirements?

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

Following the unfortunate and recent death of South Carolina MMA fighter Michael Kirkham, the MMA industry again has turned its attention to pro-fighter licensing requirements. Kirkham's ...

Video: Bellator 116's Vladimir Matyushenko discusses final MMA fight, retirement

Posted by system system 9 days ago from MMA Junkie

While Vladimir Matyushenko’s head is still in it, his admits his body isn’t. That means Friday’s Bellator 116 fight against Joey Beltran will be the last of a lengthy 17-year, 34-fight caree...

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: When's the right time for refs to stop fights due to strikes?

Posted by system system 8 months ago from http://www.mmajunkie.com/

When exactly is the right time for a referee to halt an MMA bout due to strikes? As MMAjunkie.com medical columnist and consultant, Dr. Johnny Benjamin explains, it can be tough for off...

Shameless MMA Radio: Invicta’s Rose Namajunas, TUF vs. Fight Master, Nick Newell and More

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

The Shameless MMA crew talks with Invicta FC fighter Rose "Thug" Namajunas. Hot topics of discussion include The Ultimate Fighter vs. Fight Master: Bellator MMA, UFC fighter cuts and the Nic...

UFC Fighter Nick Denis Retires from MMA

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

With 14 fights to his credit including two in the UFC, Canadian Nick Denis has decided to retire from the sport of mixed martial arts.

Ask the Fight Doc: Why are you so against superfights?

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

Following Georges St-Pierre's UFC 154 win over Carlos Condit, the MMA world is now expecting a superfight. UFC President Dana White is planning for it to be Anderson Silva vs. St-Pierre. ...

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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: What can the UFC's Dan Henderson expect with an MCL injury?

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

Despite being injured, Dan Henderson's knee managed to set in motion one of the busiest news days in MMA history. Henderson's withdrawal from UFC 151 ultimately prompted the event's can...

Ask the Fight Doc: Why don't you trust state athletic commissions with PED oversight?

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

When it comes to the regulatory duties of state athletic commissions, trust is a tricky thing.  MMAjunkie.com medical columnist Dr. Johnny Benjamin has been one of the more vocal critics ...

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: Why are you on B.J. Penn's case about VADA drug testing?

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

B.J. Penn recently announced the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) has offered to sponsor him for his UFC 152 fight with Rory MacDonald. The sponsorship included independent VADA...

Ask the Fight Doc: Why are you so vocal about Roger Huerta's soccer-kick KO?

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

This past weekend, Zorobabel Moreira picked up a win over Roger Huerta at One FC. The method of the knockout, though, is what really got people talking, including MMAjunkie.com medical co...

Ask the Fight Doc: Why do you think UFC's Pat Barry should take a year off?

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

As doctors learn more and more about the devastating effects of brain injuries, MMA fighters have more and more to consider about their chosen profession. In fact, MMAjunkie.com medical...

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