Essay about Social Media's Affect on Mixed Martial Arts

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Introduction
In this research proposal, we aim to discuss the role social media has on the growth of Mixed Martial Arts. This study was chosen because there is no getting around the fact that social media has changed the way we communicate and interact. The biggest change is the sheer number of people using social media websites and the interaction with each other.

The genre of MMA was chosen because it is a relatively new sport, but despite that, it has been gaining grave amounts of publicity in the sporting world. Unlike other long-established, mainstream sports such as soccer and basketball, the sport of MMA only commenced approximately 20 years ago, back in 1993. The power of social media has revolutionised the way humans
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Introduction
In this research proposal, we aim to discuss the role social media has on the growth of Mixed Martial Arts. This study was chosen because there is no getting around the fact that social media has changed the way we communicate and interact. The biggest change is the sheer number of people using social media websites and the interaction with each other.

The genre of MMA was chosen because it is a relatively new sport, but despite that, it has been gaining grave amounts of publicity in the sporting world. Unlike other long-established, mainstream sports such as soccer and basketball, the sport of MMA only commenced approximately 20 years ago, back in 1993. The power of social media has revolutionised the way humans communicate and it has also helped the MMA world in the development of the sport. In this research proposal, we hope to understand the discourse on the role social media has on the growth of MMA.

Personal experiences and perspective

I have been an avid fan of Mixed Martial Arts for almost half a decade now and I have always wondered to myself, why is MMA not as popular as the other more recognisable sports like soccer and basketball? Indeed, I must not be too biased. I understand that sports such as soccer and basketball have been around since the early centuries but I believe MMA has the potential of being just as popular or even more than those other mainstream sports.

Since I myself use social media websites, I noticed that one of the

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