Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows both striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground, using techniques from other combat sports and martial arts. The first documented use of the term mixed martial arts was in a review of UFC 1 by television critic Howard Rosenberg in 1993. The term gained popularity when newfullcontact.com, then one of the largest websites covering the sport, hosted and republished the article. The question of who actually coined the term is subject to debate.

Worth the Fight (MMA Fighter, #1)
Real (Real, #1)
Fighting for Flight (Fighting, #1)
Consumed (Consumed, #1)
Mine (Real, #2)
Fighting to Forgive (Fighting, #2)
Against the Ropes (Redemption, #1)
Defying the Odds (Battered Hearts, #1)
Fighting to Forget (Fighting, #3)
Worth the Chance (MMA Fighter, #2)
Phenomenal X (Hard Knocks, #1)
Remy (Real, #3)
Fighting Silence (On the Ropes, #1)
The Hurricane (The Hurricane, #1)
A Fighter's Heart by Sam SheridanThe Way of the Fight by Georges St-PierreIceman by Chuck LiddellGot Fight? by Forrest GriffinWhy I Fight by B.J. Penn
Best MMA/Combat Sports Non-Fiction
48 books — 32 voters
Real by Katy EvansTyed by L.J. ShenMine by Katy EvansFighting for Flight by J.B. SalsburyConsumed by Skyla Madi
MMA Love
87 books — 205 voters

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Non-Fiction About Women in Sports
268 books — 64 voters

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Martial Arts How-to Books
30 books — 11 voters

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