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)
Against the Ropes (Redemption, #1)
Mine (Real, #2)
The Hurricane (The Hurricane, #1)
Phenomenal X (Hard Knocks, #1)
Fighting to Forget (Fighting, #3)
Against the Cage (Worth the Fight, #1)
Defying the Odds (Battered Hearts, #1)
Worth the Chance (MMA Fighter, #2)
Remy (Real, #3)
Tyed
Too Consumed (Consumed, #2)
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47 books — 29 voters
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146 books — 66 voters

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226 books — 38 voters
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86 books — 271 voters

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28 books — 8 voters
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389 books — 2,484 voters


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