FEATURING AISLING DALY & IRISH RUGBY BERNARD JACKMAN
To the Irish MMA community
The Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin is hosting a free concussion/CTE educational event on Tuesday 6th June at 6pm
Speakers include Dr Bennett Omalu, played by Will Smith in the feature film “concussion”, Irish Rugby International Bernard Jackman and our own Aisling Daly.
Places are limited.
To register go to:
Professor Dan Healy
BAMMA has achieved Safe MMA Plus clearance for all its competitors ahead of tonight’s BAMMA 29 at the Genting Arena in Birmingham, as the promotion is broadcast for the first time live on Dave in the UK.
The Safe MMA Plus standard requires competitors to undergo MRI/ MRA scans of the brain and neck and specialist eye tests, as well the standard level physical examinations and blood tests.
See below for the full list of Safe MMA Plus competitors approved BAMMA 29:
For more information about BAMMA go to: http://www.bamma.com/
British Challenge Mixed Martial Arts implemented ‘gold standard’ Safe MMA Plus medical pre-clearance requirements for the first time at BCMMA 19 tonight in Colchester.
BCMMA has previously worked to standard Safe MMA requirements of blood tests and medical examinations for all its professional competitors and partners with the United Kingdom Mixed Martial Arts Federation for commissioning.
See below for listed Safe MMA Plus competitors approved for BCMMA 19:
For information about BCMMA visit: http://bcmma.co.uk/event/bcmma-19/
It has been confirmed that all professional competitors for Cage Warriors 83 have been medically cleared to the Safe MMA Plus ‘gold’ standard, as the event gets underway in Newport, Wales this evening – 6th May 2017.
The Safe MMA Plus standard requires competitors to undergo MRI/ MRA scans of the brain and neck and specialist eye tests, as well the basic level physical examinations and blood tests.
See below for the full list of Safe MMA Plus competitors approved for Cage Warriors 83:
For information about Cage Warriors go to:
The following amateur MMA competitors showcasing at tonight’s ‘CRC 4: Champions Rizing’ in Dublin have been medically cleared to the Safe MMA Plus standard.
The Cage Ring Championship event takes place at the Wright Venue in Swords, featuring a mix of Muay Thai, Submission wrestling, K1 and MMA bouts.
The Safe MMA Plus standard includes brain scans, as well as the standard medical examination and blood tests.
For more about CRC#4 go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/1084739831655847/
The Wimp 2 Warrior Cork Finale took place last night on 8 April in the Republic of Ireland, with the all-Amateur card fully medically cleared to the Safe MMA Plus standard.
Held in partnership with SBG Cork City gym, the Neptune Stadium event featured the 54 medically approved amateur participants listed below.
Novice league competitor, Michelle Shahid, was exceptionally approved to compete in this event only on the basis of a no head shots bout enforced with zero tolerance.
Evelyn (Missy) Mullane
For more information about Wimp 2 Warrior visit: http://wimp2warrior.com/
For Cage Warriors 82 on the 1 April, the promotion introduced the enhanced Safe MMA Plus medical clearance standard for its UK events.
All fighters (as listed below) submitted dilated pupil eye exams and brain/neck scans as required under the enhanced protocol, in addition to blood test results and medical examinations.
The Liverpool Echo Arena event marked an increase in Cage Warriors’ athlete clearance standards, demonstrating the promotion’s serious commitment to fighter safety.
For information about Cage Warriors visit: www.cagewarriors.com