In a recent article on MMA Fighting by Steven Marrocco it was revealed that former fan favorite Spencer Fisher is suffering from abnormal brain scans which ended his career after only 7 years of competition for the UFC. The article revealed is is now living with the damage suffered and struggling to cope.
The article explained how Spencer Fisher had been compensated as an independent contractor a sum of 5,000$ after developing signs of possible CTE until the company sold for 4 billion dollars when the payments stopped.
To read the cost of being The King click here. It is an interesting read that shows the dangers of being an MMA fighter and the lack of protections the athletes have when compared to those of other major sports.