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This letter explains why the recent editorial1 may be misguided and proposes an alternative view. MMA organisations which already have eight weight divisions in male and two in female combats, and more in Olympic combat sports, including judo (7), taekwondo (4 in Olympic Games), wrestling (6 for males and 3 for female) and boxing (10 in male and 3 in female divisions), do not justify more categories.
Otherwise, the indication that 2% of weight loss can increase brain trauma risk it is at …
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