Information About Combat Sports Law
- Study Documents Facial Injuries In Decade of UFC Bouts
Adding to this site’s data base of combat sports safety studies, a recent study was published in the Journal of Facial Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine documenting the facial injury rate in a decade of UFC bouts. The study, titled Characteristics of Facial Trauma in Professional Mixed Martial … Read more »
- Study – Some Fighters Enjoy Cognitive Improvement With Retirement
Data was recently published in the Journal Neurology demonstrating that some boxers and MMA fighters experience cognitive and even some brain structure improvement once they retire from fighting. The data was presented earlier this year at the Association of Ringside Physicians 2022 annual conferenc … Read more »
- Let’s Knockout Brain Health Ignorance From Combat Sports!
Only 6% of polled combat sports coaches had adequate brain health knowledge. Let’s get that to 100%. Below are high resolution PDF files of the posters co-created by Fighting Foundation and the Association of Ringside Physicians. (The CTE poster has two options to choose from, one with all the infor … Read more »
- Neuropsychiatrist Recommends Boxer Specific CTE Screening Practices
CTE, a disease that can only be formally diagnosed post death, is probably the greatest occupational hazard combat sports athletes face. Finding tools to help fighters pull the plug on their career before too much damage is done is of significant importance. Educational initiatives about this presen … Read more »
- Fighting Foundation and Ringside Doctors Team Up to Create Concussion and CTE Posters For Gyms!
In an announcement I am very proud to make our charitable organization Fighting Foundation along side the Association of Ringside Physicians have teamed up to create medically sound, easy to understand and vitally important posters for the combat sports community educating the public about Concussio … Read more »