Promoter Liable For Contract Breach After Boxer’s Positive PED Test

Interesting reasons for judgement were released last week by the US District Court, Southern District of New York, discussing contractual liability after a boxing bout was cancelled due to an athlete failing to pass a pre-bout drug test. The full decision can be found here: World of Boxing v. Don King In short Don King was … More Promoter Liable For Contract Breach After Boxer’s Positive PED Test

Informed Consent – What Combat Sports Promotions Can Learn From the NHL Concussion Lawsuit

On the heels of the NFL $765 Million Concussion lawsuit settlement comes a proposed class action filed by 10 former NHL players. This high profile lawsuit seeks damages based on allegations that the NHL fraudulently concealed or otherwise kept relevant data about concussive risks from its players and further that the league failed to take … More Informed Consent – What Combat Sports Promotions Can Learn From the NHL Concussion Lawsuit

Why Post Concussive Consequences Should Not Be Blacked Out By the UFC

              As an MMA fan and lawyer who deals with the consequences of concussive injuries in my professional life I have conflicting feelings when it comes to witnessing a knock out in combat sports.  While it is the most exciting way a fight can end there are well understood potentially long … More Why Post Concussive Consequences Should Not Be Blacked Out By the UFC