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Analyzing MMA: The Ultimate Fighting Championship. For the past 7 years, I’ve been a fan of MMA, and especially the larger Ultimate Fighting Championship events that take place around the world.

Analyzing MMA: The Ultimate Fighting Championship

For the uninitiated, MMA fights pit two professional fighters against each other who often have very different fighting styles, which leads to some exciting and often unexpected conclusions. See below for an example. Earlier today, I ran across a data set containing all of the UFC fighters and fights that have occurred from the beginning of the UFC in 1993 to 2016. I couldn’t help but spend a few hours looking for trends in the data set, which I’ve shared below. UFC fights are lasting longer UFC fights are lasting significantly longer than they used to. In fact, one of the shortest fights in UFC history took place in 1996, when Don “The Predator” Frye knocked out Thomas Ramirez in 8 seconds, prematurely ending the super heavyweight’s career that night. In many ways, the increased fight lengths were due to stricter regulations forced on the UFC.

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Chopping Wood a Manlier Feel than Sports

Researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara have discovered that chopping wood significantly increases testosterone levels, even more so than competitive activities. The paper’s lead author Ben Trumble explained why testosterone is created during tree cutting. “If you’re better able to pull blood sugar into your muscle tissue, and better able to use that energy, you’ll be able to chop more trees,” Trumble in a statement. This is especially important for the Tsimane, who can’t just go to the supermarket and buy food. This might explain why his team also found that, while the Tsimane tend to have lower testosterone levels than those in first world countries, they retain the ability to to produce testosterone spikes longer than their developed-nation counterparts.

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Free Divers Are Rewriting the Physiology of the Body—Underwater

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