According to the UFC, the UFC octagon was created primarily for safety. The Octagon has an eight-sided fence wall that surrounds the padded canvas to protect fighters from falling out during a fight, unlike in a traditional ring where fighters can fall out between the ropes and cause injuries.
Over the years, there have been many top MMA fighters who came from strong military background. In this article, you will see that the reason why the fighters listed below have done well in MMA is because of their deep rooted miliary background
When it comes to combat arts, you often hear Krav Maga and MMA. On the surface, they both appear to be similar fighting systems to the untrained eye.
But when you look deeper into these two fighting systems, they aren’t quite the same as they look.
In MMA and UFC fights, the term “reach advantage” is commonly used. However, it may not be clear what reach actually means in this context or why it is significant. This article will explain the meaning of reach and how it is measured in MMA and UFC fights.
This illustrates why being an MMA fighter without any prior martial art experience is very challenging. But surprisingly, there have been some exceptions. The following is a list of MMA fighters with no martial art or wrestling background before they became MMA fighters.
It is clear that some of the traditional martial arts have been effective, yet as of late increasing number of people have claimed most of the traditional martial arts are not as useful as some assume. These people might have a point, but we wanted to examine this and discuss it. There is a lot of grey area here, and we wanted to fill in the gaps that some people refuse to do for you