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Why MMA has Become So Popular?

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Why MMA Pound For Pound Has Become Popular

A good article that puts out the important factors about mma's popularity and the pound for pound ranking.

Post #1   12/24/09 2:27:03PM   

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Its easy, everybody loves watching a good fight. MMA still gives people the adrenaline rush that football, boxing, golf and many others sports fail to do these days. nothing against the other sports but MMA is full of the most elite athletes in the world going toe to toe in order to see who is really the most skilled. greatest and most exciting sport in history.

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Post #2   12/24/09 4:22:48PM   

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No offense, but I actually thought it was poorly written.

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Post #3   12/25/09 12:13:21AM   

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Didn't read the article. Just wanna say it's because it's the best thing around. Even a stupid street fight attracts crowds. Ppl like to watch a good fight. Ppl also like to watch an incredibly skilled fight. Which is why sports like boxing and wrestling (the real stuff) have had degrees of popularity. This is the greatest show of real fighting ever. As the sport grows and we're able to get the best athletes that used to only consider sports like football it's only gonna grow exponentially in the next decade. This is the ultimate sport and the world is about to know it. The popularity it's had in the last couple years is nothing compared to football or baseball or what mma will know as success in the next 10, 20, 50 or 100 years.

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Posted by JimiMak

Didn't read the article. Just wanna say it's because it's the best thing around. Even a stupid street fight attracts crowds. Ppl like to watch a good fight. Ppl also like to watch an incredibly skilled fight. Which is why sports like boxing and wrestling (the real stuff) have had degrees of popularity. This is the greatest show of real fighting ever. As the sport grows and we're able to get the best athletes that used to only consider sports like football it's only gonna grow exponentially in the next decade. This is the ultimate sport and the world is about to know it. The popularity it's had in the last couple years is nothing compared to football or baseball or what mma will know as success in the next 10, 20, 50 or 100 years.



The article is actually supposed to be about why the p4p rankings are popular, but the author doesn't do a very good job of making that clear at times.

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Post #5   12/25/09 2:15:18AM   

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I didn't read the article either, but want to throw in my hat on why mma is so popular. It solves the base underlying instinct of men (and some women). No matter what happens in life, the sentence always ends up I would kick his a**. You beat me at basketball, but I'll still take you in a fight. Why do losers always want to start fights? There is no rebuttal to someone getting a beatdown. Before mma, boxing was the ultimate answer, but now we have a more absolute answer.

Post #6   12/25/09 8:28:19PM   

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Everyone's entertained by a fight, have a model strip naked in the street and have a fight break out 5m away and the crowd will be at the fight.
Anyone can enjoy it, and the poeple that REALLY enjoy it learn and learn and learn and gain an ever wider understanding over time of the sport, not just of 2 guys hitting eachother.
It combines competitiveness, violence and technical proficiency into the most demanding sport there is.

Post #7   12/26/09 12:29:42PM   

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if u got 2 guys throwing leather trying 2 take each others heads off it will attratc attention. sinple is that. wat ppl dont kno is they actually get tied into more than just the brawling aspect and get intrested in BJJ and judo. it happens 2 almost every fan. and thats wat grabs their attention

Post #8   12/26/09 7:08:16PM