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Is Chinese Men's Progress In MMA Behind When Compared To Their Women?

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  1. bogeyj Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    it's weird because usually it's the opposite for most countries (women's MMA being behind the men's for various reasons like under funding or conservative cultures dissuading girls from entering MMA). In China though it seems men's MMA progress is behind the women's.

    Zhang was already champ and there are plenty of female prospects that are very well-rounded, in contrast to the men

    is this the first time women's MMA actually progressed faster than the men?
     
  2. TJ Dillashank Brown Belt

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    They haven't progressed more it's they have a lot less good competition or really none at all

    im a brown belt<GinJuice>
     
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  3. Get To Da Choppa Black Belt

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    That's pretty much the case for all major sports for China.

    Their women's soccer team is ranked a lot higher, and was once in the world cup final. Their women's basketball team has made more Olympic games than their men's team. This is why the Chinese government is trying to limit video game playing and emphasizing on masculinity
     
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  4. FIghtxIQ Black Belt

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    Have them do VR instead so they aren't just sitting there. VR games are more physical because you have to do the actual movements. Once they are able to do full body tracking it'll be a game changer for fighting games, well all games in general. VR is the future, that's why Facebook changed it's name to Meta and is heavily focused on VR. The Quest 2 is a stand alone VR system from Facebook. It's merging the physical with virtual/technology. Achievements will be based on more on physical skills compared to video games of today where it's mouse and keyboard movements instead of your own physical movements.
     
  5. Hdfi Yellow Belt

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    I made a post about this about a month ago. For whatever reason, Chinese female athletes tend to outperform their male counterparts.

    Volleyball (FIVB World Ranking)
    Men
    #26 China
    Women
    #3 China

    MMA (Fight Matrix Rankings)
    Men
    Highest ranked fighter: Li Jingliang #19 WW
    Women
    Highest ranked fighter: Weili Zhang #2 SW (former UFC champion)

    Table Tennis (ITTF World Ranking)
    Men
    #1 Fan Zhendong (Top 10 has 4 Chinese)
    Women
    #1 Chen Meng (Top 10 has 6 Chinese)

    2020 Summer Olympics
    Men
    13 gold medals
    Women
    22 gold medals
     
  6. NoSmilez Silver Belt

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    It's same for USA. https://www.usatoday.com/story/spor...-final-medal-count-tokyo-olympics/5529603001/
     
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  7. NoSmilez Silver Belt

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    usa medals.png These are the medals for USA. We are heavily wimmen dependent too.
     
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    CHINA medals.png This is for them. They rely on wimmen slightly less for medals but it's same thing pretty much
     
  9. SherdogFan23 Brown Belt

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    Its based on the popularity in each country I suppose.

    Japan has dominated international women's wrestling for a while. They had four medals for wrestling in the Olympics. China is second on women's wrestling with the USA trailing close behind.
     
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    The US women’s soccer team regularly wins the World Cup.

    The US men’s soccer team has never been to a semi final of a World Cup, AFAIK.

    That is not to say that women are better than men at soccer in the USA.
     
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    Most male Asian fighters have failed in the ufc, whether it’s their training or something else it’s been underwhelming since the ufc keeps pushing them.
     
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    If you want to be a successful athlete you need confidence and packing a 2 incher doesn't help

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    It's national policy in China and Japan to try and compete in sports and visions where there is almost no competition.

    That's why there so much focus on womens and midget's divisions. Niche sports etc
     
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    Women MMA is still in it's infancy so easier for Chinese to catch up.
     
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    Their culture just seems too hedonistic and cheaty to produce prize fighters. Ryan Garcia seems pretty fruity but kids got hands.
     
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    Kai Tang and Song Yadong both fought last weekend and looked like studs.

    Troll thread is trollish.
     
  17. Dece Orange Belt

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    I would say Thailand is in the same situation.
     
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    definitiely an interesting thought, i don't even disagree. but, imo, theres not enough people (men and women) from china in the big promotions to have a solid theory. with the few people we see, then i'd say yes. but again, we should see more people from there to have a definite answer yk?
     
  19. skylolow Silver Belt

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    End of thread. This is true in most countries.
     
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    What do you expect with non binary trans women leading Western cultural definitions of 'men' now?
     

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