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MMA is more popular then ever!

MMA – Mixed martial arts is a full-contact sport that combines different fighting styles. This is a combination of wrestling, judo, boxing, Muay Thai, Vale Tudo, and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. When MMA fighters perform at their best, it is because of diet and nutrition, conditioning, strategy, wrapping hands in the locker room, and cornering.

Mixed Martial Arts is the fastest growing sport in the world. New fans are being attracted all the time with the organization of UFC. MMA has moved on dramatically from its early days to become a legitimate, widely respected sport.

Below are some common information about MMA – Mixed Martial Arts.

MMA encompasses disciplines from various martial arts and Olympic sports.

Rounds are five minutes in length and typically three rounds for a a contest. A championship fight contest (a non-title UFC main event), lasts up to five rounds.

MMA – Mixed Martial Arts is the sport, NOT the UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is the name of the premier organisation. People somtimes thinks UFC is the sport but this is not the case, Mixed Martial Arts is the name of the sport. The UFC is the main reason for the sports popularity and marketing their brand.

Mixed Martial Arts DOES have weight classes

The current weight classes in the UFC are:

Flyweight up to 125 lbs
Bantamweight over 125 to 135 lbs
Featherweight over 135 to 145 lbs
Lightweight over 145 to 155 lbs
Welterweight over 155 to 170 lbs
Middleweight over 170 to 185 lbs
Light Heavyweight over 185 to 205 lbs
Heavyweight over 205 to 265 lbs

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