Acupuncture in the UFC

Written by: DrTonyWillcox | Oct 16, 2019

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) are arguably sports the most conditioned athletes on Planet Earth and Acupuncture in the UFC is well founded and regarded. 

Vicente “The Silent Assassin” Luque has long been a proponent of using the art and science of Acupuncture with Dr. Tony Willcox. Acupuncture is used to promote his wellbeing, endurance, sports recovery and injury prevention in order to keep him in the game and therefore at the top of his field. 

Vicente, ranking #14 in the World within the Welterweight Division of the UFC goes into combat with #8 Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson at UFC 224 at Madison Square Garden in New York City on November 2nd, 2019. 


Acupuncture in the UFC

Ultimate Fighter

Having made his emergence onto the fighting scene, appearing in The Ultimate Fighter 21 Blackzilians vs American Top Team. Dr. Tony’s Acupuncture Zen was a regular stop for Vicente and the team with biweekly Acupuncture treatments.  As a result the common denominator for all the fighters was Improved performance, decreased stress, peace of mind and more restful sleep and recovery. This therapy played rather a vital role in the performance of the team as a whole, whom having won the Ultimate Fighter competition. 

Dr. Tony uses fire cupping, Acupuncture, electrostimulation, Ondamed PEMF (Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy), Infra-red and class 4 laser LLLT therapy. Patients and athletes alike, as a result all notice the peace and wellbeing energy that is palpable in the space of Acupuncture Zen and keeps many other patients coming back for more, it’s a “Piece of Heaven in Delray Beach”.


Dr. Tony Willcox PhD. has dedicated himself to enhancing his skill and knowledge by acquiring a double doctorate in Acupuncture. He has a Clinical Doctorate from the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale and most noteworthy a PhD. in Acupuncture from the Anhui University of Chinese Medicine in Hefei, Anhui, China. Dr. Tony received the Academic Excellence Award for his studies in Oriental Medicine. Visit or Call 561-NEEDLES (561 633 3537).

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