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Does the UFC do adequate health and physical evaluations?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by The Chosen, May 10, 2021.

  1. The Chosen Black Belt

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    Yoel Romero was already twitching in his eye against Adesanya, and was just stopped from fighting in Bellator because of it. How was he able to fight in the UFC? Not to mention Bisping had multiple fights with literally one eye. Are the UFC’s mandated physicals professional or not? This could lead to lawsuits in the future.
     
  2. attatt98 White Belt

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    He probably had the letters in the vision test memorized or something, Bisping spoke briefly about how he was able to pass the evaluations with Rogan, but didn't go into much detail about it
    The evaluation is probably a lot different for Bellator as well

     
  3. Askafan Black Belt

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    The Commission decides who is fit to fight not the promotion. Why don't people know this?
     
  4. snackgod Gold Belt

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    this is combat sports peopel know what ther esigning up for.

    there are thousands of punch drunk boxers an nobody tryign to rally for for them 2.
     
  5. Wolfbrigade Purple Belt

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    Because mma is watched mostly by retards.
     
  6. Askafan Black Belt

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    I guess so, I thought it might be a new Sherdog game to blame the UFC for stuff that was the responsibility of the commissions - medicals, judges, referees, the rulebook etc.

    Of course some of the minor promotions have their fights on reservations but even they have commissions after a fashion.
     
  7. Blanqa Blanqua Sherdog God Belt

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    STFU AND LET THEM BLEED BRO
     
  8. Sticko Brown Belt

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    Most likely Bisping did not have his eye removal surgery until after his final UFC fight. It seems unlikely that he could have fooled a doctor about the fact he had a prosthetic eye, and the commission, if they knew about it, would not have let him fight with one.

    The commission does the pre-fight physicals but I think in some cases the UFC does arrange for fighters to get evaluated and/or treated by other doctors (e.g., Khamzat Chimaev, Spencer Fisher).
     

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