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MMA Lineage history

MMA Lineage History During the early 20th century, various mixed-style contests and challenges took place throughout the Pacific rim, Japan, Taiwan and in the countries of the Four Asian Tigers. In 1980 CV Productions, …

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MMA Timeline

MMA Timeline: The Roots of Mixed Martial Arts History The History of MMA Mixed Martial Arts Endeavor Era 2017 4 billion dollar price tag connor mcgregor Mainstream 2005 Ultimate Fighter …

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mma family tree

MMA Family Tree

MMA Family Tree Timeline    Endeavor Era 2017 4 billion dollar price tag connor mcgregor Mainstream 2005 Ultimate Fighter on Spike saves UFC UFC-Zuffa Era 2001 moneitzed it Pride 1997 …

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Showtime

Showtime’s ‘Tough Guys’ documentary explores MMA’s early roots in 1980s Pittsburgh Showtime has a treat for MMA fans that debuts Friday on the premium-cable channel. “Tough Guys” is a 90-minute …

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Best Selling MMA History Book

Best selling MMA History Book topping the Mixed Martial Arts Charts on Amazon Showtime documentary proves Pittsburgh-area early mixed martial arts fighters were ‘Tough Guys’ Sept. 15, 2017 -Maria Sciullo …

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Tough Guys is Amazon #1 Best Seller

Congratulations to Bill Viola Jr. with the recent release and rise on the Amazon book charts.  On September 18th 2017, it is the #1 sports book and #1 martial arts …

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Boxing isn’t dead… but it will be soon

If you ask most people who invented the telephone, chances are the answer would be Alexander Graham Bell.  Bell was the first to obtain the legal patent for the invention, …

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Boxing vs MMA

Boxing vs MMA The climate has changed since the original release of Godfathers of MMA (2014) but the boxing / MMA dynamic has never been more prevalent.  In 2016 the …

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tough guy contest

Meet the Tough Guys MMA Pioneers

Meet the original Tough Guys who pioneered Mixed Martial Arts MMA Here are highlights from 1980 Tough Guy Contest show at the Stanley Theater in Pittsburgh, PA. Promoted by CV …

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Wrong place wrong time

Tough Guy Contest:  The Birthplace of MMA Skillset Magazine Summer 2017 Issue Wrong Place Wrong Time… http://mmahistory.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Tough-Guy-Contest.pdf  

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