UFC aint first MMA competition nor is Bruce Lee a father of it

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  1. JustOnce Always learning

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    When I was in high school, i was a huge fan of Bruce Lee and read a few of the books written by him as well as the movies of course and though the idea could be argued to have been present, him being promoted to have any relation to MMAs development like Dana seemingly wants to promote it as feels like bullshit.

    Also, nor Shooto of UFC wasnt first of anything. More than 2000 years ago, Greeks were already doing this.

    #Fakenews
     
  2. THEfightsAREfixed you can do it

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    Yeah but Bruce Lee is like cool and UFC is cool too so....
     
  3. An Uncertain Choice Green Belt

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    Pankration was crazy
     
  5. wilKO Green, White & Gold belt

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    Bruce Lee invented MMA in 1972. Deal with it.
     
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    The traveling tough man contest was the first you goofs!
     
  7. GOATER Banned Banned

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    I was doing UFC when I was 3 years old...

    I was beating the shit out of kids, using my fist/knees/elbows/kicks etc.

    Im the father of UFC!
     
  8. ninjatoekick666 Yellow Belt

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    bruce lee made martial arts popular and influenced people to get into it which then evolve into modern mma

    also since greeks had such a head start why are they so trash at mma or combat sports in general
     
  9. Willek Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Bruce Lee was a 145 pound actor who would get fucked up by Cyborg.
     
  10. Blanqa Blanqua Gold Belt

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    Wrong
     
  11. Johnny_Knuckles Purple Belt

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    Well, someone just listened to joe rogan’s mma podcast with eddie bravo. Great insight, much impressed.
     
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  13. Rebli19 Yellow Belt

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    I don't really care who invented it, JUST BLEED
     
  14. Askafan Brown Belt

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    Arrachion is the goat
     
  15. AWilder Brown Belt

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    Keep this shit up and brown belts won't be able to start threads
     
  16. sonhow Silver Coin

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    They also most likely did it in SPARTAAAAAA!
     
  17. JustOnce Always learning

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    I didn't, got better things to do and waste my time with some couple potheads talking about things while high as fuck.
     
  18. LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    MMA is just realistic h2h fighting, that shit has been around since the stone age, as Dana himself would tell you. When ranged weaponry and gunpowder became the de facto standard in warfare they rendered h2h fighting obsolete, and the art itself was lost over hundreds of years. MMA wasn't invented in the 20th century so much as it was "rediscovered".
     
  19. Liquid Smoke Great artists steal™

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    Don't you even Joe Rogan bro?
    Fighting goes back to like chimps and shit.
    Look into it...
     
  20. TheLinguist You’ve yee’d your last haw Banned

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    Yawn. Everyone knows Bruce was a bullshiter otherwise he would have a real record instead of fourth hand accounts.

    Dude was an actor, used certain gloves to look cool and was a philosophy major so he had a few neat ideas.

    He’s dead, let the man rest.
     

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