The dementia pugilistica
stats would say that somewhere between 15% and 20% of boxers who retire after a long career will develop the dementia.
Tau isoform profile and phosphorylation state in dementia pugilistica
recapitulate Alzheimer's disease.
Some are unemployed and don't have money to feed their kids, others require ongoing medical treatment, and some are even oblivious to their own misfortune, walking the streets in a stage of Dementia Pugilistica
-- the medical term for being "punch drunk.
While he is a long way from dementia pugilistica
, why tempt fate when there is nothing left to prove?
By the age of 50, he was suffering from dementia pugilistica
, severe brain damage caused by repeated blows to the head.
Griffith, 68, today suffers from dementia pugilistica
, partly because of a lengthy 19-year career, partly because of a near-fatal beating he suffered outside a New York nightclub in 1992.
Quarry, who was 53, was suffering from dementia pugilistica
, brain damage to you and I, the legacy of a bruising career which saw him do battle with Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and Floyd Patterson twice apiece.