What is MMA
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a full contact combat sport that allows the use of both - striking and grappling techniques, both - standing and on the ground, including Boxing, Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Karate, Judo and other styles.
Originally promoted as a competition with the intention of finding the most effective martial arts for real unarmed combat situations, competitors were pitted against one another with minimal rules.
MMA fighters are well rounded, balanced fighters that can fight standing or on the floor. This blend of 36 different art forms has become known as mixed martial arts (MMA).