Head trauma and concussions are a major concern in all contact sports, in particular football, soccer, boxing and mixed martial arts. We’ve all seen the horror stories of guys who stayed in too long, who took too much abuse, who went too hard and paid a big price. A lot of it was ignorance, that … Read more
UFC light heavyweight Krzysztof Soszynski (26-12-1) has retired from fighting. The 37-year-old Pole made the announcement on AXS TV’s Inside MMA Friday night, citing short term memory loss as one of the primary reasons. Kyzysztof suffered a KO loss to Igor Pokrajac at UFC 140 in Dec. 2011, and he said it was the first … Read more
What a difference time can make. Sen. John McCain was at one time the UFC’s biggest antagonist and called it “human cockfighting”. But now nearly 20 years later, the good senator, who boxed while attending the U.S. Naval Academy, says he “absolutely” would have given MMA a try had it been around back then.