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Do you know the meaning of MMA and its origin?

This contraction stands for Mixed Martial Arts. MMA is one kind of fighting which includes different types of methods from different martial arts. According to history MMA was started around the late 1800s but became very popular in 1970s through cinema. This unique combat style of fighting was first brought by Bruce Lee in his series of Dragon films all over the world. His style of fighting combined with various kinds of fighting from karate, jiu-jitsu and more western styles such as boxing. Actually this art was not recognized as a sport officially until the year 1992 with the introduction of the ultimate fighting championship.

One kind of mixed martial arts has its birth as an Olympic Sport in Greece and is currently under contemplation as an Olympic Event. This art combines the arts of both boxing and wrestling, and has made a remarkable revival in the last few decades. This art became famous particularly in the middle of 1990s. This was increase mainly because of the MMA competitions. Mixed Martial Arts is one of the fastest growing sports today. The MMA rule is very rudimentary and non-standard. Mixed Martial Arts is a sport which posed a high health risk to anyone who takes part. This art has certain injurious like head butting, gouging of eyes and biting. This art contest will consist of three stages.

  1. In this stage stand-up fighting and includes kicking, elbowing, punching and kneeling techniques.
  2. In this stage clinch fighting and holding your opponent to prevent them from hitting you.
  3. In this stage ground fighting which is where you hold down.

In this art fighters dress in with small gloves while fighting. Some fighters use open-finger and others prefer closed gloves, which are similar to undersized boxing gloves. At times the gloves are allowed in the fighting which will weight category the fight is under and which country in the staged. Some techniques are there which will to win this art. There are straight knockout, technical knockout and doctor intervention.

Fighters are also ineligible for certain number of usage of illegal moves. This art has known as the fastest growing sport in the world. In this art, garments are drumming the fashion world and impacts diagonally the globe. There is a huge market for the MMA clothing companies. In this art the fans wear the clothing as gym wear, street wear and casual wear. MMA clothing companies has huge revenue. The major mixed martial arts clothing brands are outside the Europe. In UK online shopping brands are available. The MMA clothing will be buying online because they are cheaper than big shopping malls. Online most sell T-Shirts, Shorts, Hats/Beanies and Footwear. MMA clothing companies are sponsored to all fighters. Fans are support to all the fighters by wearing MMA clothing. Some branded companies offer a signature series. So, that the fighters has been into the design of the garment.