A to Z Challenge: I is for Illegal Moves — MMA Storytime

At first glance, MMA may appear as if it’s a game being played without rules. The sport, however, does operate under a set of guidelines, known as the “Unified Rules of MMA,” that establishes what constitutes an illegal action, which can be punishable from the deduction of points to disqualification. The language for determining a […]

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A to Z Challenge: H is for Hall of Fame — MMA Storytime

Similar to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, or the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts, MMA has a Hall of Fame located in the “Fight Capital of the World,” Las Vegas, Nevada. Unlike the baseball, football, and basketball […]

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A to Z Challenge: E is for Entertainment or Sport? — MMA Storytime

For a mixed martial artist to add value to an organization, they are expected to draw attention—either positively or negatively—to their fights, thereby MMA could fall under the category of entertainment; however, these athletes lock themselves into a cage with hopes of victory in their scopes, so it could also be considered a sport. Fact […]

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