CSN's Chuck Garfien goes behind the rising sport of Mixed Martial Arts - 10/30
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And make -- -- -- the one on one aspect of it here in the United States we just we like in the car accident when. You see what you do what today said. Why. It's one of the fastest growing sports in the world and NA or mixed martial arts. The newest like combat sports most popular commerce put out there it's a mixture of you know striking stand up boxing kick boxing weak side wrestling presumed it to the fight. Takes place standing and on the ground. To some people it might look like a street fighter melee. The more educated you are about it the more you see you know the -- technique and and the bravery in the heart that these fighters you know possess -- when you're in the cage with somebody -- what is going through your mind. I'm happy. I'm happy I am happy it's and it's one of those things that. You can't explain when it comes down to the Washington cases as you another guy and I like that idea. Not having anybody to blame but yourself this. -- all the blood it didn't violence those in the sports say it's actually safer. And boxing. I don't think this is dangerous is that people make it out to -- nowhere near the injuries that you see in boxing none of the head trauma injuries that you're seeing a box and releasing them and they right now. Palm opponent can quit any time you watch it's not up to Iraq to stop the fight. -- has become more popular in the United States but here in Chicago. As an uphill climb. We have pro hockey -- pro football with two pro baseball teams. We have a NASCAR track we have a CD that is a lot of things going on here and so we have to show people that this is not like. Back room -- thing this is a serious event -- -- Comcast sports.