http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10946737

http://www.askmen.com/sports/fanatic_300/316_which-is-more-dangerous-boxing-or-mma.html

Both the government and boxing’s controlling bodies have made attempts to put into place a number of regulations, such as the Muhammed Ali Boxing Reform Act, aimed at minimizing major injuries in the sport. However, head injuries are still a significant concern in boxing. The American Association of Neurological Surgeons says that 90% of boxers will have sustained a brain injury by the end of their careers. Couple that with eye injuries and dementia, which are both effects of being hit in the head, and you can begin to understand why boxing is a dangerous sport…

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