Month: April 2016

Should Head Shots Be Banned in Boxing? [infographic]

Published on April 20, 2016, by Matthew Sharp

Infographic, Personal Injury

Nick Blackwell was a professional boxer until he had to be placed in a medically induced coma after sustaining serious injuries during a boxing match. While he recovered from his injuries, he retired from the sport. Many people are asking if head shots should be banned in boxing. Boxing is unique in the sports world in that it actually encourages participants to deal blows to the head. (Article continues below Infographic) It is thought that at least 80% of boxers have brain scarring as the result of blows to the [...]
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