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Wanderlei Silva Addresses Concussion-Like Symptoms in Long MMA Career



In 2016, the passing of Kimbo Slice in 2016 gave MMA legend Wanderlei Silva pause to reflect, and to worry about brain damage in combat sports.


“We don’t know yet all the consequences caused by our profession, or the consequences on your bodies and minds," he wrote at the time. "It’s like I always tell my friends, forgetting things is actually good, because you forget the bad stuff, too. Jokes aside, I attended a lecture about concussions and I had 12 out of the 15 symptoms presented by the expert there.”


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