Graduation Date

Fall 12-14-2018

Grading Professor

Elizabeth Newman

Subject Concentration

Arts & Culture

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


For professional mixed martial artists, fighting may not even be the most dangerous aspect of the job. Many of these athletes consider weight-cutting to be a fight itself, one that could have deadly consequences. Fighters, coaches, doctors, nutritionists and other experts discuss the state of weight-cutting in MMA, why it's done, how it's dangerous, and the potential solutions to making it safer.

Available for download on Saturday, December 31, 2022