The world of Mixed Martial Arts is a strange and fascinating one, that is actually multiple worlds, incorporating elements of many martial arts traditions, along with affiliated full contact sports like boxing, wrestling, kickboxing, and just about anything else that throws a kick or punch.
This blurring of boundaries, although controversial, actually addresses some of the shortcomings of these ancient traditions, while preserving their strengths. Find boxing boring? Throw in some jiu jitsu. Think olympic wrestling is dull? Put it in a steel cage.
Let’s take a look at some popular techniques from MMA fighter Anthony “Cheesesteak” Morrison, to appreciate some of these evolutions
Anthony “Cheesesteak” Anthony Morrison
Anthony “Cheesesteak” Morrison, born March 29, 1984, is an American professional MMA, who formerly competed in the featherweight division of Bellator MMA. He formerly competed for the WEC, as well.