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Citing brain scan abnormality, UFC women's strawweight Aisling Daly announces retirement

  • 23 days ago
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Citing an abnormality that showed up on a recent brain scan, UFC women’s strawweight Aisling Daly today announced her retirement from MMA. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Conor McGregor's Coach to Require His Fighters to Get Pre-Emptive Brain Scans | MMAWeekly.com

  • 2 months ago
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Trying to take the safety of his fighters to the next level, Conor McGregor's head coach, John Kavanagh, will require all of his fighters to get a brain scan. read news >>

UFC 206's Valerie Letourneau would rather punish body making 115 than punish brain at 135

  • 2 months ago
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TORONTO – UFC strawweight contender Valerie Letourneau has no problem with champion and former opponent Joanna Jedrzejczyk joining her gym, American Top Team.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, read news >>

The Beaten Path: Prospect Albert 'Einstein' Tumenov Is a Human Calculator

  • 9 months ago
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You can almost hear the turning gears in Albert Tumenov's brain. And there are still two more days until he fights. Tumenov is cutting weight and doing media—that familiar, if volatile, combination—i read news >>

MMA and Boxing Greats Call for Answers on Fighter Brain Health Questions

  • 9 months ago
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WASHINGTON — As it stands, no one can diagnose CTE in a person while that person is still alive. A group of doctors, lawmakers and fighters are working hard to change that, and several of them conven read news >>

Nevada to Require All Fighters to Partake in Brain Health Testing

  • 9 months ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission will require all fighters in Nevada to partake in regular brain health testing, making it the first sport to track brain fitness. read news >>

UFC Donates $1M, Pledges Ongoing Support for Fighter Brain Health Study

  • a year ago
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The UFC will give $1 million to the Cleveland Clinic's Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas as part of a continuing commitment to supporting the center's Professional Fighters Brain Health S read news >>

UFC extends commitment to Cleveland Clinic and fighters' brain health study

  • a year ago
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UFC® today announced a five-year extension of its partnership with Cleveland Clinic, and its support of the Professional Fighters Brain Health Study. read news >>

UFC champ Demetrious Johnson: 'Not enough money in world' for me to risk brain damage

  • a year ago
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Demetrious Johnson made a decision to use brain over brawn after a March 2012 fight in which he narrowly escaped a loss while absorbing a career-high 61 significant strikes.Filed under: Featured, New read news >>

Does headgear reduce brain trauma? New study says maybe, but not all fighters convinced

  • a year ago
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In top MMA gyms all over the country, headgear is often the one piece of sparring equipment left up to the fighter’s discretion. But a new study says it can reduce the force of a blow by as much as h read news >>

MMA May Be Less Risky to the Brain Than Boxing, but It's Still Pretty Darn Risky

  • a year ago
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You can hold off on that sigh of relief. A headline from earlier this summer may initially have seemed to provide comfort to the MMA community, when a study published by the Canadian Clinical Journal read news >>

Study: Increased blows to head linked to smaller brain volume (Yahoo Sports)

  • 2 years ago
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Juan Manuel Marquez, left, lost his last bout, against Timothy Bradley, right, for the WBO welterweight title in October 2013. (AP Photo)" align="left" border="0">A researcher also believes boxers ha read news >>

Study: Increased blows to head linked to smaller brain volume (Yahoo Sports)

  • 2 years ago
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Juan Manuel Marquez, left, lost his last bout, against Timothy Bradley, right, for the WBO welterweight title in October 2013. (AP Photo)" align="left" border="0">A researcher also believes boxers ha read news >>

Akira Corassani Hints at Retirement: ‘My Brain Has Filed for a Divorce from My Body’

  • 2 years ago
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While Akira Corassani hasn’t actually used the word “retirement,” the Swedish featherweight is giving every indication that he plans on calling it a career. read news >>

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