Originally Posted by eiyuu
A lot of the traditional martial arts practitioners that I know don't like it. Saying "it doesn't represent a 'real' fight" and "fighting like that won't help you on the street."
One Wing Chun teacher talked to once said "it shouldn't take that long to defeat someone."
It would be quite amusing to see that Wing Chun guy take on a pro/high level MMartist, see how long it would take him to get defeated.
MMA is a bit too rough for many TMA guys I reckon, and that -stupid imo- cage doesn't help.