Mixed Martial Arts, MMA, is the practice of mixing and cross-training in several different martial arts disciplines with the goal of being well-rounded as a martial artist or fighter.
MMA encompasses disciplines from various martial arts and olympic sports, such as boxing, kick-boxing, karate, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, muay thai, tae kwon do, wrestling and judo.
Mixed Martial Arts is the fastest growing sport in the world. However Mixed Martial Arts is nothing new. The only thing new about MMA is the media attention and money that the sport now receives. Mixed Martial Arts has been around as long as the human race has been walking the earth.