Death of Scottish boxer from injuries in the ring

Discussion in 'Boxing/Kickboxing' started by Tez3, Oct 1, 2016.

  1. KangTsai

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    This was a dumb thing to write and it seems I can't delete it. I apologise.
     
  2. moonhill99

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    Also on a side may be you read some other articles or talk to some people and got more information I only read that article so was speculating on what the article was trying to say base on article saying (migraine, K.O. and hospital) people do that on many other message boards.

    It strange how on all the other message boards talking about war, terrorism, shootings, homicides, kilning so on. People can talk about it but some people here at martialtalk are getting caught up on the word speculation with out jumping in here giving all the facts what happen.
     
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    There are many other people here more knowledgeable on boxing and taking lot of hits to head over the years even some medical practitioners that can comment on what you are saying.

    But you did not worded as a question but a statement.

    If you ask explanation on this you world got different response.

    He could took one really big hit causing it or many hits over the years. But you did not word it that way.

    But came cross many hits caused it and not one hit or factoring in one really big hit to the head.

    Also if he had migraines and injury before the fight that the doctor and coach missed.
     
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    If American Football is any indicator, headgear may be making it worse. As the NFL has increased the required protection, players have hit harder, gotten bigger, and do less to avoid hard impacts. Injuries (especially head injuries) have gone up as gear has gotten more "protective". I expect some of the same happens in boxing and other arts that have heavy sparring - having headgear on makes people feel safer, so they take more head shots, which are softened only slightly by the headgear.
     
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    FFS a man is dead and this is what you give us? It's not even in English.
     
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    Your post is insensitive, moronic and puerile. You are also no the one to criticise anyone's English.
     
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    I read his post as wondering whether a post-KO head scan should become part of normal procedure, not blaming the victim.
     
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    I do think these threads are a place to assess what happened. It's no disrespect to the fallen to try to determine if a repeat incident can be avoided by some change in protocol.
     
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    No I just think you are arguing about some thing or trying to find some thing to argue about.

    I'm done arguing with you over this silly rant.
     
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    Tez, I don't think Moonhill came here to argue. He didn't understand the situation because of vagueness in the article, and had no more information. He appeared to be asking what happened and whether enough time had elapsed that a scan immediately post-fight would have been good protocol. That's a reasonable question, though from your subsequent posts it doesn't sound like there was any other opportunity for the medical folks to help prevent this tragedy after the fight. As for the headaches, it seems reasonable to pass them off as stress-induced (especially if he ever had them before under stress), so probably no reason he'd think to even mention them to coaches or doctors.

    None of this blames him, officials, or friends. It's just someone trying to look for a lesson in what happened, wondering if anything could be done differently in the future to protect others like this fighter.
     
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    I think you're being too harsh on the article here. It may have been written with little information, and some of these details may not have been entirely clear. With the short news cycle, first reports are often scant on information, since gathering all of it makes the first report late enough to be meaningless.
     
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    So you think in boxing or MMA after a KO they should do CT-scan or a x-ray? That the new rule in boxing or MMA is x-ray or CT-scan after a KO?

    Or on flip side a scan before the fight to make sure there is no brain swelling or light bleeding. And a fight will make it worse.
     
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    I didn't say I thought that. I read your post as wondering about that. I know too little of their current protocols to have any opinion. Perhaps they currently do enough to mitigate all but the most extreme injuries. I simply don't know.
     
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    then it would be the first time ever. There is a pattern to his posts, he argues constantly, it's what the majority of posts in MT are.
     
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    Tez3 thought I was speculating he had medical symptoms thus migraine not going to the hospital. And took offense to it or family may if they are reading it here. That not what I was doing.

    I was speculating what happen and if any thing the coach or doctor done x-ray or CT scan before if he was having a migraine if that would of help or not. Not putting the blame on him.

    I'm not sure what the boxing or MMA rules are for KO on getting scan or the doctor's protocol on scans after a KO.
     
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    Also if he had lot of fights and took lot of KO over the years may be had some swelling or light bleeding and had no medical symptoms or the medical symptoms where the migraines and the doctor over looked it or did not do the scan before the fight.
     
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  17. Tez3

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    You were and that's what I said. Speculating is pointless and it doesn't matter what you were speculating about. You are the person who started a thread asking why boxers and MMA fighters fought practically nude so you can't expect to be taken seriously when you then ramble about all sorts on a thread about a tragic death. You complained about the news article, well until the post mortem news will be scare so why are you criticising it. All you need to understand at this moment is that a boxer is dead... don't castigate us, on a martial arts site, for what you called 'ignoring world problems, to concentrate on the death of one man. We are aware perhaps some of us more than you know are aware of tragedies all around the world. As someone has already said, this is a memorial thread put into the boxing section because of how he died. It wasn't intended to be a discussion thread.
     
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    People speculate and discussion on issues on many other message boards about many topics nothing strange or odd. Well may be at martialtalk but not in my many years of talking to people and going to many other message boards.

    I don't know how it is here but on any other message boards I'm on tragedies normally get discussion and none of strange reply here to my posts.

    What does boxers and MMA fighters fighting almost nude after to do with this thread? If some people have problem fighting almost nude that simple two option don't fight nude or see psychotherapist or psychologist of insecurity problem of showing skin.

    Well seriously for what? It would make no difference if I had 2 months of boxing or 50 years of boxing I'm not doctor so I'm NOT GOING TO put blame of MD info here. I may ask and speculate and say this below.


    Also if he had lot of fights and took lot of KO over the years may be had some swelling or light bleeding and had no medical symptoms or the medical symptoms where the migraines and the doctor over looked it or did not do the scan before the fight.



    What does psychologist of say insecurity problem of showing skin being almost nude have to do with boxers and MMA fighters?

    But I'm not doctor saying yes there really needs to be blame and this is the way it should be.You seem to be confusing me speculating of putting blame and guilt and taking it offensive as if I'm criticizing the fighter.

    And no where I was giving out medical guidelines here.

    Note may be some one that know some thing about medicine can comment on that above in red.
     
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  19. Tez3

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    You started a thread saying it was strange and you didn't understand it thereby ruining your credibility as a serious poster. This below doesn't help.
    If someone wants to then perhaps they'd like to start another thread, this one is to say RIP.
     
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    Or may be the problem is 90% of people don't find it strange ( may be me) or need to talk about why MMA fighters or boxers are fighting almost nude.

    My be in 50 or 100 years from now they will be nude or fully clothes or wearing some thing like GI.

    What is your point.
     

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