Paige VanZant MMA Strawweight Is a Dancing Heavyweight

Paige VanZant MMA Strawweight Is a Dancing Heavyweight

Paige VanZant, the mixed martial arts (MMA) strawweight fighter, is also now a dancing heavyweight. The 115 pound VanZant is a contestant on the ABC reality television show ‘Dancing with the Stars’ (DWTS). In the competition that aired on May 2, 2016, she scored an impressive triple-10, which was a perfect score. She has been teamed […]

Mixed Martial Arts Fights Way to New York Legalization

Mixed Martial Arts Fights Way to New York Legalization

Mixed martial arts has fought its way into New York. On Tuesday, March 22, 2016, the New York State Assembly passed legislation legalizing mixed martial arts as a professional sport in New York. Its almost 30-year ban is now over. New York was the last North American state or province in legalizing the sport. Despite […]

Mixed Martial Arts Causes Brain Trauma?

Mixed Martial Arts Causes Brain Trauma?

According to a new study published by the American Journal of Sports Medicine, roughly one-third of professional mixed martial arts (MMA) competitions end up in a knockout, which causes brain trauma in those individuals. The data even revealed that skilled fighters in the sport receive higher levels of brain damage than boxers, football, hockey or […]