AMA calls for ban on ‘combat sports’ for people under the age of 18

AMA Position Statement on Combat Sport (2015)The AMA today released its new Position Statement on Combat Sport (2015), which supersedes and builds on the AMA Position Statement on Boxing (1997. Reaffirmed 2007).AMA President, Professor Brian Owler, said that the AMA is a long-time opponent of boxing, and has now extended its concerns about the health of participants to include all so-called combat sports.

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