Tag Archives: Martial Arts History

Western Boxing: Anceint Origins

greek_athletic_sports_and_festivals_1910_14790194833Recently, mixed martial artists with a background in western boxing, like Conor McGregor, Alexander Gustafsson, and Amanda Nunes, have risen to prominence. From ancient times to modern, the punchin…

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Pankration: An Introduction

10475693_956074744436978_3475695247637896499_nThe completion of techniques used by modern mixed martial artists form extremely effective systems of hand-to-hand combat. Created by assimilating the most functional aspects of other martial arts,…

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