Information About Combat Sports Law
- Georgia Low Blow Rule Changes Prograis v. Redkatch Bout To TKO Victory
This weekend Regis Prograis faced off against Ivan Redkatch in the Triller Fight Club co-main event. Prograis dominated the fight until the bizarre ending where a low blow was called following a punch that looked like it hit nowhere near the groin. Did you think this was a legal or illegal blow?#Tri … Read more »
- ARP Releases Consensus Statement on Safe Fighter Pre Bout Blood Pressure Levels
The Association of Ringside Physicians, one of the leading organizations addressing health and safety standards in combat sports, has recently released a consensus statement about when fighters should be pulled from a bout based on their pre fight blood pressure levels. In short the ARP notes that e … Read more »
- Weigh in Shove Leads to Injury and Cancelled Bout. Legal Consequences to Follow?
Laying hands on an opponent at a weigh in is a terrible idea. Although not totally uncommon either out of bad blood or simply a cheap trick to hype a fight, unexpected consequences can follow and these can lead to legal consequences,. This week Jeremy Stephens shoved Drakkar Klose, his scheduled opp … Read more »
- Jake Paul Claims “Early Signs of CTE”. Trolljob Or Licence Threatening Admission?
Update April 16, 2021 – Jake Paul has now retracted his self diagnosis of CTE claiming he “misspoke”. Presumably he realized an incurable progressive brain disease is not hype and instead a concern to pull his boxing licence. __________________________________________________________________________ … Read more »
- UFC Antitrust Lawsuit Plaintiffs Launch Informative Website
Late last year the judge overseeing the antitrust lawsuit against the UFC indicated he likely is going to grant class certification. When a proposed class action lawsuit is launched one or several plaintiffs allege wrongdoing. They further allege that many other victims exist and that the lawsuit sh … Read more »