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…

ATHLETES MEDICALLY CLEARED BY SAFE MMA FOR IMMAF EUROPEANS

• ONSITE MEDICAL PROVISION LED BY UFC ‘A’ TEAM • DRUG TESTS CONDUCTED AT FINALS • IMMAF PARTNERS WITH SAFE MMA FOR FUTURE ATHLETE CLEARANCE   [/spb_text_block] [spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) successfully partnered with medical consultancy and non-profit services provider, Safe…

BCMMA 12 Sets New Benchmark in British MMA

On October 3rd, Essex based promotion British Challenge Mixed Martial Arts hosted a significant event in the history of UK MMA. Delivering to a sell-out audience BCMMA 12 offered as its headliner, Andy Young of Northern Ireland (Next Generation) turning the tables on Luiz Gonzalez (Team Titan) to secure the BCMMA Pro Flyweight…

UFC Cutman Joe Clifford: Sports Combat First Aid Course

UFC Cutman Joe Clifford  presents Safe MMA approved Sports Combat First Aid Course on 13th September in the Republic of Ireland. The course takes place at Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links  in Dublin, with a course fee of €70. The 2 Year Certification  course is also recognised by the Irish Heart…