MMA medical event today marks developments for the sport in Ireland

Safe MMA Ireland, the regional arm of volunteer medical advisory body Safe MMA, is hosting the third edition of it’s groundbreaking medical lecture series today, spearheaded by consultant neurologist Professor Dan Healy. Taking place at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, today’s programme is as follows: CTE in MMA What it is, will…

Nick Blackwell

Is MMA Equipped to Respond to a Nick Blackwell type Emergency?

The boxing world was hit by misfortune on Saturday night when defeated Nick Blackwell was carried out of the arena on a stretcher following his British middleweight title bout against Chris Eubank Jnr. Having collapsed once the match was stopped in round 10, Blackwell was administered oxygen and immediately taken…

Sport Integrity

IMMAF Hosts Launch Medical Committee Conference Weekend

· 27TH – 28TH FEBRUARY 2016, LONDON The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) hosted its launch Medical Committee Conference last weekend in Greenwich, London (UK) as the UFC took over the nearby O2 Arena for ‘UFC Fight Night: Silva vs Bisping’. The conference included meetings for the formation of…