Study – “Acute and Transient Brain Changes” Seen After 9 Minutes of Boxing Sparring

Adding to this site’s combat sports safety study archives, a study was recently published in Frontiers of Human Neuroscience suggesting that sparring with head impacts for even a short duration results in immediate measurable impact in cognitive function. In the study, titled Understanding the consequences of Repetitive Subconcussive Head Impacts in Sport: Brain changes and dampened … More Study – “Acute and Transient Brain Changes” Seen After 9 Minutes of Boxing Sparring

City of Edmonton Looks To Hide Behind Waiver in Tim Hague Wrongful Death Suit

Update August 13, 2019 – KO Boxing, the promoter for the bout in question and co-Defendant in the lawsuit have now filed their Statement of Defense.  They conclude with the following position: “At the time of the Braidwood fight, the Deceased was an adult with the capacity to make decisions affecting his health and safety, … More City of Edmonton Looks To Hide Behind Waiver in Tim Hague Wrongful Death Suit

Did Regulators Deceive the Public About Brock Lesnar’s UFC Pay?

Information recently revealed in the UFC anti trust lawsuit disclosed Brock Lesnar pay details.  These details revealed pay far greater than reported previously by athletic commissions. Is this a problem?  Perhaps. Athletic Commissions require varying contractual disclosure to be filed with them setting out contracted athlete pay.  This serves 2 purposes.  The first is to … More Did Regulators Deceive the Public About Brock Lesnar’s UFC Pay?