MMA stands for Mixed M artial A rts, which in literal translation from English means "Mixed Martial Arts". MMA is a school of contact martial arts, which is often mistakenly called "Fights without Rules", although there are certainly rules in MMA . So in modern rules MMA bites bites, pokes in eyes, blows to a throat and other infernal receptions.
At the heart of MMA is Pankration - an ancient form of martial arts combining punches and kicks, as well as elements of struggle. The term MMA was proposed relatively recently: in 1995, it was introduced by Rick Blum, president of the organization Battlecade.
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