Amateur MMA fighter Joe ‘The Artist’ Leonard from Western Mass MMA has selflessly organized a live stream of the open lectures and discussions at the event.
Jeff Novitzky: “If you’re going to do your own testing, please, please, please run it by experts or rely on experts in your results management process.”
Pat Miletich: “He is surprising the doctors. He’s making great leaps and he’s no longer in a coma, and he’s improving.”
John McCarthy: “One of the things that we’re learning is, we don’t get a lot of heavy fighters, fighters that don’t cut weight, having traumatic brain injury.”
Big bucks and a big ruckus, that is all that can be definitively said of the August 26th fight if the promotional campaign has been anything to go by. But is all that trash-talk simply disguising the sound of dollars rustling?
In 1974 two professors of neurosurgery in Scotland developed the Glasgow Coma Scale to assess a patient’s state of consciousness.
Joe Cortez: “We’re going from A to Z, it’s something that you don’t learn overnight. But I’m pretty impressed with his learning and he’s not a difficult guy to work with.”
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Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos, Lyman Good, Alex Oliveira, and Junior Albini each won $50,000 performance bonuses at UFC on FOX 25.
UFC on FOX 25 took place Saturday, July 22nd, at the NYCB Live in Uniondale, New York. The card was headlined by a fight between former middleweight champion and TUF winner and top contender Kelvin Gastelum.
The Boxing Severity Index (BSI) and now the MMASI are modeled after the Glasgow Coma Scale used internationally for scoring trauma patients.
Odds for UFC on FOX range from nearly even to an underdog of nearly three to one.
Robert Whittaker: “Doctors always think the end of the world, right? If it was up to them I’d be in a wheelchair.”
The official UFC on FOX 25 weigh-ins streamed live on the UnderGround at 9:00 a.m. ET courtesy of MMA Junkie. Faceoff stream at 6:00 p.m. ET.
Many charged that the youth fights are illegal, while others felt that without the club the boys would end up on the streets.
Dana White: “Conor McGregor would be sued beyond belief if he does anything other than hit Floyd Mayweather with his hands to the head and body.”
Kelvin Gastelum: “I have no problem whether he comes out and wrestles; I can out-wrestle him. I feel like I can out-box him. I have no problem anywhere.”
Eddie Alvarez: “Conor McGregor has about three or four rounds to get this done. … If you don’t think Conor can knock this guy out, you’re an idiot.”
Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg and Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko will now headline and co-headline UFC 215.
Jason Parillo, Justin Buchholz, Henri Hooft, Trevor Wittman, Brandon Gibson, Firas Zahabi, Mike Winkeljohn, Robert Follis, Duke Roufus, and Mike Brown weigh in.