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  1. Study shows MMA brain injury risk higher than boxing

    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.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2014
  2. Boxing, MMA representatives meet about head research

    Two former boxers, Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Harry Reid (D-Nev.), welcomed representatives of the world's boxing and mixed martial arts organizations on Tuesday to announce support for a study to understand the effects of repeated blows to the head.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  3. Timothy Bradley Jr. has been candid about his symptoms of brain t...

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Timothy Bradley Jr. has been candid about his symptoms of brain trauma and is urging other afflicted fighters to seek help -- although experts admit the science of brain trauma in boxing is still mostly a mystery.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  4. A study that is proactively fighting the ravages of head trauma

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Can a 20-year-old kid help investigators learn more about the effects of boxing on brain health and, ultimately, help make combat sports safer? Charles Bernick hopes so.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  5. Valero (14-0, 14 KOs) fights despite U.S. ban

    Sebastián Contursi

    Venezuelan Edwin Valero fights despite the discovery of brain trauma -- and a subsequent ban from U.S. boxing. Boasting 14 first-round KOs, unbeaten Valero pursues a world title.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2005