After the myriad of eye poke injuries that occurred at UFC 159 last month, the MMA world has been buzzing over what sort of changes can be implemented to reduce these types of incidents.
Reactions from the UFC brass have varied from a modest call for a clarification of the rules to a more radical approach of creating new gloves, a move that could potentially do more harm than good to the sport.
While this issue may never get completely solved, its clear that some sort of adjustment needs to be made to the way eye pokes are handled inside the octagon.
But despite the number of recent incidents, eye-poke injuries are far from being the most pressing issue for the UFC. Here are a few other rules that the world's largest MMA promotion should be looking into altering as well.