What Is MMA?

A look at the sport known as MMA, or mixed martial arts.
asked Dec 14, 2012 in Sports by answernest

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MMA is also referred to as mixed martial arts. This is a relatively new style of combat sport that has become extremely popular in a lot of countries across the globe.
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The largest stage for this sport is the UFC, or Ultimate Fighting Championship. . The UFC holds a number of MMA fights each year with numerous fighters. Some of the top boxers have even tried to expand their appeal by facing new challenges in the MMA. MMA will combine several different types of martial arts for the fighters to use in their matches. In a single match, you may see a number of different styles used, including wrestling, judo, Muay Thai kickboxing, and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. Each of the combatants will battle inside an eight sided cage while using these techniques in order to try to gain advantage of their opponents. There are three ways to win a match, as follows: knock out your opponent, force them to tap a surrender, or win by a judge's decision. There are three rounds in the match, and each match will last for about five minutes, and these are intense rounds, so it is necessary to put in a lot of training in order to prepare for these events.

answered Dec 14, 2012 by answernest