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Dr. Beau Hightower: Many of These Doctors Are Not That Familiar With Sports Medicine (Exclusive)

Athletes pushing their bodies to extreme measures in order to attain maximum performance is something that has been done for centuries. The sport of Mixed Martial Arts pushes that sentiment one step further. At times approaching death's door step just to gain the slightest advantage. Dr. Beau Hightower runs the...

ONE Championship Bans Weight Cutting By Dehydration

https://youtu.be/cNw31Ug5HmA Stemming from the death of flyweight Yang Jian Bing, ONE Championship has banned weight cutting by dehydration and announced a new program designed to encourage fighters competing at their "walking weights." This is the first time a MMA promotion has tried to reformat the entire weigh-in system. It's a...

ONE Fighter Yang Jian Bing Dies From Weight Cutting Complications

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SS5WVmVzOw Mixed martial arts has been struck by the second high profile weight cutting death in recent memory, as Chinese flyweight Yang Jian Bing passed away earlier today in Pasay, Philippines. He was scheduled to fight Geje Eustaquio today for ONE Championship (formerly ONE FC), the biggest promotion in Asia. Yesterday,...

Chris Weidman To Have Easiest Weight Cut Of His Career At UFC 194

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-7infXzszY It's no secret that UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman is at least perceived as one of the biggest fighters in the division. He's tall and rangy with a long reach, and he's expressed a desire to move up to light heavyweight in the future.The story of him having to...