This may be a relatively young sport, but its rapid growth in popularity and entrance into mainstream entertainment has
been nothing short of meteoric. A unique blend of martial arts, the number of rules fighters must abide by are incredibly
limited when compared with boxing or wrestling.
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Starting out as a competition to determine the most effective combatant martial art, fighters of disciplines such as karate,
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Tae Kwon Do and Muay Thai were invited to compete in an inaugural event in Denver, Colorado in 1993.
During subsequent meet-ups, competitors began to adapt their styles to incorporate techniques outside their own discipline
and what is today known as mixed martial arts was born.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship format is now shown in more than 100 countries worldwide, having already broken the
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