Rival bodies meet, support study
WASHINGTON -- Bringing together the rival bodies of boxing and mixed martial arts is no small feat. But there is one common cause on which they can agree -- the need for brain trauma research.
On Tuesday, two former boxers, Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Harry Reid (D-Nev.), welcomed representatives of the world's two premiere boxing and four mixed martial arts organizations to announce support for a study to understand the effects of repeated blows to the head.
The combat ...
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