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Ronda Rousey: 'Fighters should get paid more than ring card girls' | FOX Sports

Ronda Rousey: 'Fighters should get paid more than ring card girls' | FOX Sports | 12pes 2015 | Scoop.it
UFC champ Ronda Rousey thinks it is unfair that ring card girls get paid more than many fighters.
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Rules the UFC Should Look to Change

Rules the UFC Should Look to Change | 12pes 2015 | Scoop.it
After the myriad of eye poke injuries that occurred at UFC 159 last month, the MMA world has been buzzing over what sort of changes can be implemented to reduce these types of incidents...
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POLICIES and CHANGES NEEDED 

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Would You Let Your Kid Try MMA Fighting?

Would You Let Your Kid Try MMA Fighting? | 12pes 2015 | Scoop.it
Youth mixed martial arts is on the rise, but do its lessons of discipline and confidence outweigh its risks? Plus: What kids learn from athletes who play through injuries
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ETHICS 

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The NFL's concussion crisis, explained - YouTube

The concussion crisis in football is getting harder and harder to ignore. The sport is trying to change the rules to protect players, but danger could be too...
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Ronda Rousey: Is this the toughest feminist in the world?

Ronda Rousey: Is this the toughest feminist in the world? | 12pes 2015 | Scoop.it
Ronda Rousey is an ultimate fighting champion, Olympic medal-winner and self-proclaimed feminist. You need her in your life, says Gareth A Davies
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GENDER

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MMA Would be Economic Boon to NY - Ultimate Fighting Championship-Mobile

MMA Would be Economic Boon to NY - Ultimate Fighting Championship-Mobile | 12pes 2015 | Scoop.it
Legalizing MMA in NY Will Generate $135 Million Annually Economic Activity, Tourism, Jobs, Tax Revenues Across New York
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ECONOMY

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Mayeda Examines MMA’s Role in Society

Mayeda Examines MMA’s Role in Society | 12pes 2015 | Scoop.it
Fights inside and outside the cage and ring fall under the mixed martial arts umbrella. For David Mayeda, MMA has become as much about responsibility as excitement
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DEVELOPING ETHICS IN MMA

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Ban MMA in SD: The conversation on violence in society has to start somewhere, why not with our most violent sport or form of entertainment?

Ban MMA in SD: The conversation on violence in society has to start somewhere, why not with our most violent sport or form of entertainment? | 12pes 2015 | Scoop.it
I decided to pick a fight. The conversation on violence in society has to start somewhere so why not with our most violent sport or form of entertainment? Decent and civil societies have to draw th...
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The Essence of MMA: A History of Extreme Violence As Sport | Bleacher Report

The latest UFC predictions, fight cards, results, weigh-in info, fight analysis and more from Bleacher Report
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Rules of Mixed Martial Arts Fighting - For Dummies

Rules of Mixed Martial Arts Fighting - For Dummies | 12pes 2015 | Scoop.it
The rules of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) differ slightly from one promotion to the next because each fighting organization can create unique rules. For example, the ...
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MMA RULES 

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Frequently Asked Questions » CTE Center | Boston University

Frequently Asked Questions » CTE Center | Boston University | 12pes 2015 | Scoop.it
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Effects of multiple head collisions/ concussions. 

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Concussion - Official Trailer (2015) - Will Smith - YouTube

Tell the truth. This December watch Will Smith transform into Dr. Bennet Omalu. Join the discussion at www.concussion-movie.com #ForTheGame www.facebook.com/...
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Study shows MMA brain injury risk higher than boxing

Study shows MMA brain injury risk higher than boxing | 12pes 2015 | Scoop.it
About one-third of professional mixed martial arts matches end in knockout or technical knockout, indicating a higher incidence of brain trauma than boxing or other martial arts, according to a new study in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
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History of MMA Mixed Martial Arts

History of MMA Mixed Martial Arts | 12pes 2015 | Scoop.it
Find out where MMA Mixed Martial Arts came from, how it evolved and what the future holds for MMA. Over the years it has changed and now it is very popular today
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Dana White on concussions: UFC is safer than NFL

Is mixed martial arts (MMA) a much safer sport when compared to professional football and other contact sports? If you ask UFC President Dana White, the answer is 'yes,' and that's a 'fact.' Get more on White's stance on fighter safety, inside.
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MMA - a bad influence on society?

MMA - a bad influence on society? | 12pes 2015 | Scoop.it
If you saw a person that you vaguely knew, fall over in the street, whack their head, and knock themselves unconscious, I'm sure you'd be pretty concerned... Any normal person with an ounce of huma...
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How dangerous is MMA's domestic violence problem?

News reports of MMA veterans being charged with domestic violence is becoming a depressingly regular occurrence. Some pundits argue that its a "make or break" crisis for the sport's prospects to grow into the mainstream.
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