Archive: Concussion

Aug 18, 2014 4:25 pm

Sydney Crosby Reaches Out To TJ Grant During Concussion Recovery

TJ Grant has been absent from the Octagon for nearly a year after suffering a concussion during training while rolling JiuJitsu, and hasn’t been able to shake the adverse effects from the concussion. He revealed that one of the NHL’s biggest stars, Sydney Crosby reached out to him to offer support since Crosby missed nearly...

Jun 17, 2014 5:03 am

New Mouthguard Provides Data On Concussions

In the ever evolving world of technology, science is becoming increasingly more and more in depth. In the world of contact sports, this evolution in technology has lead to an increased concern for the safety of contact sports athletes, especially combat sports athletes. The FITGuard mouthguard is now being designed to show early detection for...

May 11, 2014 11:58 am

Erick Silva Receives Clear Bill of Health after Brutal Beating from Matt Brown

Erick Silva was carried out of the octagon on a gurney and there was some concern from Dana White that he had suffered a concussion along with a broken jaw. Luckily, that is not the case. Dana White released a tweet earlier this morning that Erick Silva received a clear bill of health and he...

Mar 27, 2014 2:14 pm

Researchers Say Brain Trauma Occurs in 30% of MMA Fights

A Canadian study revealed information that could take athlete safety inside the octagon to the next level. The American Journal of Sports Medicine recently published a study that critiques how safe the sport of MMA really is. The study revealed that mixed martial arts fighters suffer a traumatic brain injury in three of every ten...