David Scott explores the dangerous -- and sometimes deadly -- practice of weight-cutting in MMA. Bryant Gumbel checks in with Jon Dorenbos, an NFL player who was forced to retire early due to a rare heart condition.
Just one day before mixed martial artists fight for their life in the cage, most fighters severely and dangerously dehydrate themselves to fight in a lower weight class, with the goal of gaining a competitive edge. Real Sports correspondent David Scott examines the dark side of MMA fighting.
When Real Sports last spoke with Jon Dorenbos, a rare heart condition had forced him to retire from the NFL. Since then, he’s fully devoted himself to his career as a performer and magician. The most momentous development in Jon’s life, however, was his decision to finally confront his father, who had killed his mother nearly 30 years ago.