MMA is a violent form of sport that puts fighters at risk of injury, glorifies violence and distorts masculinity. Since the UFC was born, it was clear from the first fight that this was nothing like what the general sporting public had seen before.
Brutally beautiful and emotionally gripping, the promotion and the sport of MMA as a whole has risen to heights previously thought unimaginable just a couple of decades ago. This doesn’t mean that the sport hasn’t evolved though; far from it. Something that has remained the same though is the sports’ capacity for producing some incredibly shocking moments.
From the sport’s early characters like Kimo Leopoldo all the way to the present day with the brothers Nick and Nate Diaz, MMA has consistently been able to pump out moments that last with people forever. Lots of them having nothing to do with the in cage action itself! Often times the high-stress environment combines with its hostile characters to create a cacophony of chaos not seen anywhere else. Thankfully we often have cameras surrounding the action so we can document them forever That’s what we’re here to discuss today. Here are 10 Unexpected MMA Moments Caught on Camera.
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