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 >>
MMA fighter and former “Bully Beatdown” TV host Jason Miller today pleaded not guilty to a charge of resisting and obstructing officer after a police standoff earlier this month at his home in Mission Viejo, Calif.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
While Sweden has become an annual destination for the UFC, the promotion's most recent visit to the Scandinavian nation didn't come without a little hurdle with the governing commission. Swedish MMA Federation officials hope to change that moving forward. read news >>
Top-ranked Women’s MMA fighter Cris “Cyborg” Justino recently called out transgender MMA fighter Fallon Fox. read news >>
Chris Weidman found the life of a stranger in his hands Thursday morning. The 30-year-old mixed martial artist champion was going about his preparations for the day when he suddenly found himself frantically working to save the life of his 94-year-old neighbor. MMAFighting.com’s Shaun Al-Shatti brings us the story of Weidman’s desperate attempts to stabilize an elderly woman who would have surely perished had the fighter not heard her cries for help. Weidman told the story to Al-Shatti, explaini read news >>