Study – MMA Fighters Remain Compromised 24 Hours After Rapid Extreme Weight Cuts

Adding to this site’s archives of combative sports safety studies, a study was recently published in the Journal of the American Society of Exercise Physiologists shedding more light on the physical compromises associated with rapid extreme weight cutting in combat sports. In the recent article, titled “Physiological Function is Not Fully Regained With 24 Hours of Rapid … More Study – MMA Fighters Remain Compromised 24 Hours After Rapid Extreme Weight Cuts

In Wake of Legalization the UFC’s Elias Theodorou Calls for Cannabis Therapeutic Exemptions

Today cannabis became legal across Canada for recreational use.  For years before it has also been legal for medicinal purposes.  Despite changing attitudes and laws cannabis remains a banned substance in competition by many State and Provincial Athletic Commissions.  The World Anti Doping Agency removed alcohol and CBD from their prohibited list in 2018.   THC, … More In Wake of Legalization the UFC’s Elias Theodorou Calls for Cannabis Therapeutic Exemptions

WBO Diverts Lawsuit Alleging Ali Act Violations Into Arbitration

Late last month reasons for judgement were published by the US District Court for the District of Puerto Rico (h/t MMAPayout) upholding an arbitration clause diverting a lawsuit alleging violations of the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act from court and into private arbitration. In the recent case (Trout v. WBO) the Plaintiff was a professional … More WBO Diverts Lawsuit Alleging Ali Act Violations Into Arbitration