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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 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

Tough Guys Fight to the Top of the Charts. -By Shelley Hunter September 19, 2017 Tough Guys made its network television debut on Showtime this past Friday September 15th at …

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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… https://mmahistory.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Tough-Guy-Contest.pdf  

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Tough Guys Doc Documentary Film

Now playing on Showtime network. Tough Guys Film / Doc / Documentary Shortly after the exclusive preview run of Godfathers of MMA, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporter Robert Zullo stumbled upon the Tough Guys …

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Toughman vs Tough Guy

Toughman vs Tough Guy controversy Toughman (Boxing) vs Tough Guy (MMA) 1979-1983   Toughman:  Est. 1979 by Art Dore, Bay City Michigan (Ardore) Tough Guy: Est. 1979 by  Bill Viola & …

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