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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. 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
  4. UFC 'Fight for the Troops' giving lift to military veterans, brai...

    Josh Gross

    Saturday's UFC "Fight for the Troops 2" event isn't merely designed to raise money and awareness for America's military. It may help improve our long-term understanding and treatment of brain trauma.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2011
  5. Ikuhisa Minowa versus brain trauma

    Jake Rossen

    First reaction to MMAFighting's news that middleweight Ikuhisa Minowa will fight heavyweight James Thompson at Dream 16 on Sept. 25: This hasn't happened already?Second: What does Minowa have against his brain?Minowa, 34 in human years but ...

    Blog | September 18, 2010
  6. Ikuhisa Minowa versus brain trauma

    Jake Rossen

    First reaction to MMAFighting's news that middleweight Ikuhisa Minowa will fight heavyweight James Thompson at Dream 16 on Sept. 25: This hasn't happened already? Second: What does Minowa have against his brain? Minowa, 34 in human years but probab...

    Blog | Conversation | September 18, 2010
  7. Kazushi Sakuraba plows forward

    Jake Rossen

    Taro Irei for Sherdog.comKazushi Sakuraba has absorbed untold punishment in his 14-year career, but it's on with the show.One day, the most prized commodity in the study of cerebral trauma in mixed martial arts may be the lumped-up brain of Kazushi S...

    Blog | December 08, 2010
  8. Kazushi Sakuraba plows forward

    Jake Rossen

    One day, the most prized commodity in the study of cerebral trauma in mixed martial arts may be the lumped-up brain of Kazushi Sakuraba, the 14-year veteran of Japan's masochistic fight scene who seems to have little interest in aging gracefully and ...

    Blog | Conversation | December 08, 2010