Medics call for mandatory suspensions and scans to protect knocked out fighters

FILE PHOTO: Mixed Martial Arts - Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Fight Night - Light Heavyweight Bout - Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Australia - 20/3/16 - James Te Huna receives treatment from officials after being knocked out by Steve Bosse REUTERS/Jason O'Brien/File Photo

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Ringside doctors in combat sports such as boxing and mixed martial arts (MMA) have called for suspensions and examinations for fighters who get knocked out to ensure they have enough time to recover before they fight again. Many state athletic commissions in the United States already impose suspensions of 30, 60 or […]

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