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How To Survive A Concussion In An MMA Fight

How To Survive A Concussion In An MMA Fight | concussions in MMA | Scoop.it
The referee stared into my eyes between rounds. My nose had just been broken and was bleeding like the prom scene in Carrie, but the ref ignored the blood. He wanted to see if I could still focus.
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this article is an excerpt from a book, but gives good insight as to how fighters see this potential brain damage... simply as part of the sport.

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Robin Barcroft's comment, November 1, 2013 1:19 PM
oooh nice punch to the face
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MMA Knockouts 2013 [HD]

Inbox me for any request on mma vids :) https://www.facebook.com/sexiesstmanaliveahmed.haooushar MMA KNOCKOUTS - GO TO SLEEP HQ.mov", visual content administ...
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Just a video to show what kind of knockouts are happening in the sport. obviously not too safe for the fighters being knocked unconscious.

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Robin Barcroft's comment, November 1, 2013 1:19 PM
Boom
Reilly Rehberg's comment, November 3, 2013 5:54 PM
That wall kick though..
joseph van doorn's comment, November 14, 2013 7:46 AM
This is some cool fighting moves might join over at WPI.
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MMA isn't safe: Concussions, brain injuries and what can be done about them

MMA isn't safe: Concussions, brain injuries and what can be done about them | concussions in MMA | Scoop.it
MMAmania.com staff writer Sergio Hernandez takes an up close and personal look at the history -- and future -- of brain trauma in MMA.
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this article takes a very unbiased view of the subject. he states that fighting is obviously going to cause damage to the fighters, thats the point of fighting in the first place. the article compares MMA to football concussions, which have been in the news a lot lately.

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Are Concussions a Major Concern in MMA?

The medical data surrounding the damage done to the human brain as a result of multiple concussions is something that swirls in the sports world almost every...
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Some fighters take on the issue of concussions in MMA. It is surprising to see that they acknowledge the fact that the risk is there, yet dont see it as a big issue. President and spokesperson of the UFC claims MMA is in fact safer than football.

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mattie beaudette's comment, November 1, 2013 1:05 PM
looks dangerous and shouldnt be allowed....
Neil Pretkelis's comment, November 4, 2013 9:55 PM
Its hard to compare football to MMA, you'd have to have scientific research on the force of a punch to the head versus the force of hitting it on the ground and such.
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UFC contender T.J. Grant on concussion doubters: You're idiots

UFC contender T.J. Grant on concussion doubters: You're idiots | concussions in MMA | Scoop.it
TORONTO – Say what you want about T.J. Grant's decision to pull out of two straight UFC lightweight title fights following a concussion suffered in training. At this point, he's heard it all.
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This is very interesting because a fighter himself talks about concussions. he openly says that anyone who thinks concussions are not happening in MMA have no idea what theyre talking about. very good article.

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Robin Barcroft's comment, November 1, 2013 1:20 PM
Concussion doubters are idiots
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Concussions in MMA - Inside MMA

In this insightful piece by Inside MMA correspondent Ron Kruck we see how MMA is tackling the issue of concussions in MMA "head on". Ron also follows UFC wel...
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this is good because it gives an actual legitimate medical standpoint on the issue. though it does concern me that no results have actually been released.

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More On Concussions in MMA | Grapplearts

More On Concussions in MMA | Grapplearts | concussions in MMA | Scoop.it
Last week I published my contentious, 'Does MMA Make You Stupid' article. Since then there have been a few more developments on the concussion controversy, so I figured it was worth sharing the updates so as to keep you...
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As far as this article goes, it discusses how to deal with concussions in MMA and how it still yields the potential to harm its participants.

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mattie beaudette's comment, November 1, 2013 1:08 PM
gives good tips on what to do when you have a concussion, shows the dangers to fighting and why it may not be fit for some people