THE GEOGRAPHY OF MIXED MARTIAL ARTS

3 years ago by in Social Science, Social Science

threebadassmmaworkouttipsDue to the meteoric rise of the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC), mixed-martial arts (MMA) has become one of the world’s fastest growing sports. It is a form of fighting that encompasses all disciplines of combat, including wrestling, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai, and many others. MMA is a globalized sport that unifies all cultures and geographies.

Wrestling

Wrestling is considered by many to be the foundation of MMA because it allows practitioners to dictate the location of the fight, whether it be on the ground or standing. The two main forms of wrestling utilized today in professional combat sports is Greco-Roman and Freestyle wrestling…Read more.

 

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