MMA is an acronym often used for mixed martial arts. MMA is a sport that allows fighters to engage in full contact combat utilizing various martial arts techniques. Though it may seem brutal, MMA organizations like the UFC have a specific set of rules and referees that are trained to protect the fighters from getting seriously hurt.
The lightning quick finishes to MMA fights actually proves to be safer than other contact sports like boxing. Even if a boxer is knocked down, he still gets a ten count to get back up. However in MMA fighters can finish the fight quickly if the opposing fighter isn't "intelligently defending himself," a rule enforced effectively by the referees. Fighters who are in trouble often face many less punches to the face than boxers do. MMA is on the rise, undoubtedly do to its exciting nature and versatility involved in the sport....