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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Fighting in front of a hometown crowd, Albuquerque native John Dodson may have secured a future shot at the belt with a second-round TKO of fellow onetime title challenger John Moraga.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
- 6 months ago
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Dr. Johnny Benjamin dives into the recent MMA concussion research from the University of Toronto’s Macintosh Sports Medicine Clinic.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie read news >>
- 11 months ago
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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. read news >>
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 officials to determine. read news >>
For one column, let's pretend regulatory bodies around the world decided that testosterone-replacement therapy was no longer permissible in MMA. How would it affect fighters currently on TRT – and just how many fighters would it likely impact? read news >>
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. read news >>
The Canadian Medical Association recommends a ban on MMA. However, MMAjunkie.com medical columnist and consultant Dr. Johnny Benjamin believes the organization's stance has gone a step too far. read news >>
Garrett Holeve is a fighter. That much we know. But how does the 23-year-old, who has Down syndrome, fit into the world of mixed martial arts? read news >>
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, his opinions are rather limited. read news >>
Promising UFC bantamweight Nick Denis caught many surprise when he announced his MMA retirement on Thursday.
As the former Ph.D. student detailed in his blog, Denis was concerned about brain injury and decided to call it quits at just 29 years old.
MMAjunkie.com medical columnist and consultant Dr. Johnny Benjamin read Denis' blog and gives his thoughts on the fighter's decision.
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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. Some fans are saying they would prefer to see Silva
vs. Jon Jones.
Meanwhile, MMAjunkie.com medical columnist Dr. Johnny Benjamin says he's
not interested in seeing either fight made. So why does he believe
superfights are bad business from a medical perspective?
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