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Photos: Hopkins, M. Garcia, Jon Jones Support Brain Study

A press conference was held at the US Capitol in Washington, DC to discuss the Professional Fighters Brain Health Study by the Cleveland Clinic, located in Las Vegas. Several organizations have pledged $600,000 to the facility for the study. The study is going to deal with developing methods to detect early and subtle signs of brain injury and chronic neurological disorders. Among those present at the press conference, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Republican presidential nominee and Arizona Senator John McCain, IBF light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins, WBO super featherweight champion Mikey Garcia, UFC champion Jon Jones, and several others.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mikinoki on 02-05-2014

Great to see those promoters working together for the health and safety of the fighters.Like they said knowledge is power.

Comment by cupocity303 on 02-04-2014

[SIZE="3"]For those interested in the full video:[/SIZE]

Comment by cupocity303 on 02-04-2014

[QUOTE=GRUSTLER;14205121]Good stuff. John McCain is always down to help te sport of boxing. He's a big fan.[/QUOTE] [SIZE="3"]I don't know about that. Seems to me like he wants to regulate it out of existence.[/SIZE]

Comment by Someone88 on 02-04-2014

Excellent work by them for a great cause very cool pics!

Comment by PRPOWERPUNCHES on 02-04-2014

[QUOTE=GRUSTLER;14205121]Good stuff. John McCain is always down to help te sport of boxing. He's a big fan.[/QUOTE] Good Stuff and good to see people doing the right thing :beerchug: PRPP:boxing:

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