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What is MMA? 

MMA stands for ‘Mixed Martial Arts’ and is sometimes referred to as ‘cage fighting’. It is a combat sport which entails full contact based around 3 key components – grappling, striking and ground fighting.

There are both male and female athletes in the MMA world, but the events are kept separate. 

What is the difference between MMA and UFC?

The biggest difference to recognise is that MMA is a mix of combat sports, while UFC is purely the organisation – known as Ultimate Fighting Championship.

UFC both promotes and regulates MMA fighting. So, in theory, a UFC fighter is definitely an MMA fighter, but an MMA fighter is not always a UFC fighter.

Is MMA illegal in UK?

The short answer is no, MMA is not illegal in UK. Overall, MMA is accessible globally in places like the United States, Australia, China, Japan and more.

Is MMA dangerous?

When it comes to MMA, it is a serious combat sport, which, inveitably, comes with risks and danger. 

Overall, MMA is more dangerous than both boxing and kickboxing when it comes to minor injuries; the gloves are a lot smaller so hand injuries are very common in the MMA world.

Who is the greatest MMA fighters of all time?

Here are the top five greatest MMA fighters of all time according to tapology

  1. Georges St. Pierre – Rush
  2. Jon Jones – Bones
  3. Khabib Nurmagomedov – The Eagle
  4. Anderson Silva – The Spider
  5. Demetrious Johnson – Mighty Mouse

 

This list is subject to change and debate as the years go by and we will keep this fresh and updated for you.

MMA Fighters

To keep up to date with all of the latest action from every MMA fighter, check out our MMA page with regular updates and news surrounding different fighters.

MMA Promotions

Here is a list of all of the top MMA promotions you need to know:

– UFC
– Bellator
– ONE FC
– KSW
– Professional Fighters League (PFL)
– M-1 Global
– Rizin Fighting Federation
– Absolute Championship Akhmat

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