MMA is a initials It has various uses. One of the most common appears in the field of combat sports and refers to mixed martial arts, English expression that alludes to mixed martial arts .
In MMA, therefore, they combine techniques of different specialties for the development of a sports discipline or self defense. On a professional level, MMAs are considered as the contact sport since they allow blows with the hands, elbows, feet and knees, in addition to endorse the grips and knocks down.
MMA, in short, includes movements and actions of boxing , karate , taekwondo , kick boxing , judo and wrestling , for example. There are those who affirm that their origins go back to the Olympic Games of Ancient Greece , although the modern version can be tracked in competitions that, during the twentieth century , began to take place in Brazil , U.S , Japan and several European countries.
As the popularity grew and the practice , the MMA were delineating their regulations to allow the development of the activity and protect the integrity of the fighters, although each fight can cause serious physical consequences for the participants.
MMA events are organized by different Business . One of the best known is Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC ), which brings together the most famous fighters, such as Fabricio Werdum , Anderson Silva , Conor McGregor , Randy Couture and José Aldo .
The UFC fighters are divided into nine categories of MMA. Each confrontation takes place in a octagon and can end by knock out , technical knockout , submission or decision of the judges.
It should be noted, on the other hand, that MMA can refer to a Ministry of Environment ; to maximum authorized mass ; or to entities such as Mobile Marketing Association .