Three of the United Kingdom’s most prominent MMA promotions have come together in an effort to further regulate the sport in the U.K. read news >>
Some of the U.K.'s top MMA promotions - Cage Warriors, BAMMA and UCMMA - have united for a new fighter-safety initiative.
The Centre of Health and Human Performance in London has launched SAFE MMA, a nonprofit organization established to improve the safety of MMA fighters in the U.K.
Chief among the organization's plans is a centralized and confidential database for fighter medical records.
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Veteran English welterweight and recent Bellator MMA and BAMMA fighter Jim Wallhead is returning to the organization where his career first flourished.Filed under: Cage Warriors, News Tagged: Cage Warriors 68, Jim Wallhead read news >>
I often comment to most anyone who cares to listen that not enough is being done to protect the health of MMA athletes.
Some of those in charge say that they are doing an amazing job protecting fighters or that their roster of fighters is the most drug-tested group of athletes on the planet.
But unfortunately, the facts are often quite different than their self-serving rhetoric would seem to suggest.
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Team Australia coach George Sotiropoulos feels that The Ultimate Fighter: Australia vs UK "The Smashes" series will boost the profile of MMA in Australia. read news >>
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MMAjunkie.com medical columnist and consultant Dr. Johnny Benjamin hopes some fans can look at MMA in a new light.
As an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Benjamin has seen the carnage that results from "leaving it all on the field" - especially after athletes conclude their careers in contact and contact sports.
While out of sight is often out of mind for many MMA fans, it's never been more important to pay careful consideration to fighter safety as the sport continues its evolution.
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A bout between "The Ultimate Fighter 3" winner Michael Bisping (16-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) and veteran UFC middleweight Chris Leben (18-4 MMA, 8-3 UFC) will headline a recently announced UFC 89 event. read news >>
UFC welterweight and “The Ultimate Fighter 7? winner Amir Sadollah didn’t plan to be absent from MMA for two years, but he said he didn’t exactly have a choice. Filed under: Featured Videos, MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio Highlight, UFC, Videos read news >>
Sean Christopher Haire, a gimmick MMA fighter better known by his pro wrestling name of Sean O'Haire, was found dead Tuesday morning by his father at the family's home in Spartanburg, S.C. TMZ reported that Haire was found in his bedroom with a red rope tied around his neck and connected to the bedpost, next to his bed. It reported the death as a suicide, although neither the Spartanburg police nor the Spartanburg County Medical Examiner's office would confirm any details, past saying it did not read news >>
Every fighter competing at the top level of MMA has that one certain something they do better than most. For Iuri Alcantara, that particular attribute is tenacity, and it’s proven to be a tough element... read news >>
Semi-retired MMA fighter and coach Justin McCully said he was the guy behind the mask – figuratively – when it came to this past weekend’s bizarre faceoff at Bellator 123. Filed under: Bellator, Featured, MMAjunkie Radio, News, Videos read news >>