The following is an excerpt from a new article on Fanhouse.com:
Over the past few years, we are learning more about the dangers of hard shots to the head. Concussions have become a major issue in the NFL with the league taking strict measures to enforce its rules and also putting in place a battery of tests before some can return to action following a concussion.
Now, TNA Wrestling is taking at least big step to help prevent concussions and head injuries by banning unprotected chair shots to the head.
“TNA has absolutely thrown down the gauntlet and said no more unprotected chair shots,” stated TNA star Mr. Anderson on the “Between The Ropes” radio show. “And every time there is a chair involved in the ring, the agents will come up and say please make sure for me that you are not going to … that you’re going to put your hand up. Please tell me you’re going to put your hand up or it’s going to be a back shot or something like that.”
Check out the complete article online at Fanhouse.com.