Jiu-Jitsu V.'s Boxing

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Did you know the UFC was not always the way it is now. It used to be a battle where it pitted one martial art versus another, wether it be Jiu-Jitsu v.s Boxing or Muay Thai v.s Judo and many other combinations. There were no rules, some thing were frowned upon like punches to the groin, hair pulling or even, fish hooking. There were also no weight classes, unlike the modern UFC they pitted fighters like, Teila Tuli( 6 ft 1 in. 460 lbs) vs Gerard Gordeau( 6 ft 5 in. 216 lbs) this was because they thought weight did not matter because the most skilled person can take down a person of any size. Royce Gracie Co-founder of the UFC chooses younger brother ,Rorin Gracie, to represent his family because of his submission skills after submitting

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