When Did Weigh-Ins Start in Combat Sports?

When Did Weigh-Ins Start in Combat Sports?

If you’re a combat sports fan, you’re likely familiar with the weigh-ins fighters must do before every bout. They’re almost as exciting as the fight itself (for reasons we’ll discuss in more detail later). But when did weigh-ins start, and what...
What Combat Sport Has the Most Older Athletes?

What Combat Sport Has the Most Older Athletes?

Professional fighters used to peak in their mid to late twenties and very remained competitive into their thirties. However, advancements in sports science, nutrition, and physical rehabilitation have allowed combat sports athletes to push their bodies further. Today,...