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UFC, Pride, Strike Force, and all other Mixed Martial Arts programs should be banned from the Media. These programs feature men and women exchanging harsh words followed by, violent, 15 minute fights. The vigorous fighting displayed can cause severe injuries, and or death. Contenders of UFC and Strike Force are not the only ones participating in fight clubs; children and teens are starting their own fight clubs in their local schools. As a result to these programs, a rise in the assault rate has surfaced. These programs are causing severe issues in our society that are in need of our attention.
Mixed Martial Arts is the most violent sport in today’s society. According to a study done by Dr. George J. Buse of the Cannon Air Force Base in Clovis, at least 28 percent of the fights are stopped due to head injuries or concussions.(mmabolgger.com) This percent is much higher than other combat sports such as boxing or karate. Head blows are the number one cause for stopping the fight. Many times when a fighter is struck in the head it results in altered consciousness and unsteady legs, or…
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