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TL;DR: Yes, kickboxing, MMA, and boxing are extremely dangerous. The greatest risk in all combat sports in which blows to the head are allowed is traumatic brain injury. When it comes to traumatic brain injury, boxing is by far the most dangerous sport, but kickboxing and MMA aren't far behind. Brain Injury: Almost a century ago, a rare but serious ...


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I'm 49 , 1.85 and > 90Kg; I'm going to keep on training 2 or 3 times a week as long as my knees allow me. When they no longer let me throw my o soto gari, I will change for BJJ. Many judokas have already chosen Ne Waza because of injury. You could also get semi-judo training : warm-up, technical part, Kata, and just do Ne waza Randori. And during stand-up ...


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There are fortunately not enough deaths in boxing (about 10 per year) to tell one way or another, hence no statistical correlation. People consistently underestimate the importance of sample size requirements in statistics. If the sample size is too small, that's the end of the discussion, as far as statistics are concerned, because any apparent ...


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Is there any reason to believe that Ingle's fighters do better than average in avoiding serious, lasting damage from injuries in the ring? I wouldn't say so. The "hit and get hit" isn't a mantra that is NOT widely taught in boxing. Everybody aims to do this, just in different ways. Some are, obviously, better at it than others though. The style of f.e. ...


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I really doubt there is any correlation here. But furthermore it is important to notice that correlation does not imply causality and as as example you can see impressive correlations here



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