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More on is CTE even diagnosable?

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The Sports Skeptic is back to answer your questions and respond to your comments about his first piece on CTE and whether or not it's even a diasgnosable disease.

Is traumatic brain injury a problem in the UFC?

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Researchers find match-ending head trauma in almost one-third of UFC fights, but how concerned should we be? Bloody Elbow’s resident economist tackles the study.

Weight cutting & head trauma threaten MMA

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How safe is MMA? Recent articles point out the serious risks to fighters from head trauma and improper weight cutting.

How the UFC can learn from the NFL on concussions

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The NFL was willing to address the issue of concussions in several features before the Super Bowl yesterday, including an interview with President Barack Obama. What cues should Dana White and the...

Grim Anniversary Of Chris Benoit Tragedy Relevant For MMA Fans

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MMA fans should remember Chris Benoit and work to make the sport safer.

Media Representation of Brain Injuries in Sports: Brain Trauma at a Molecular Level

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Last week I had the chance to be a part of In Media Res' theme week on brain injuries alongside David Epstein, Todd Martin, and other people I had no business being in the company of as if I were just as informed. Still, I had fun, and I hope you guys check out everyone's contribution, but especially mine because I'm selfish like that. It's just 400 words on CTE, so don't be shy!

The Inherent Risks of Combat Sports

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A look at the price fighters pay for participating in combat sports.

Is MMA Too Violent? One Reporter Says Enough Is Enough

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We cheer the vicious knockouts in the UFC Octagon. But MMA reporter Ivan Trembow is concerned about the long term effect of that head trauma. He's decided to stop watching MMA all together. Does he...

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