Sometimes in mixed martial arts, ideas to improve or add to the sport are born, that, although they may seem like great notions at the time, often aren’t. Even the creators of the world’s most popular MMA promotion have had their flops. We’re just glad there were people there to film them.
Here are the CagePotato Top Five Worst MMA Ideas:
Sure Kimbo may have made it to the UFC in spite of this fight, but besides a recurring night-sweat inducing nightmare for Gary Shaw EliteXc is just a punchline in MMA history.
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#4 - UFC Co-Founder Bob Meyrowitz’s Yamma Pitfighting
MMA in a bowl featuring some mediocre, some washed up and some unknown fighters trying not to sprain their ankles in a cage designed to prevent stalling against the fence. I can’t understand how this didn’t last.
This MMA-arm wrestling hybrid reminds me of something rednecks would create to give them something to do when they’re drunk that would inevitably end up on youtube. Do they test these fighters for alcohol?
#2 - San Do Three-Man Fighting
How does this even get sanctioned? Two against one fighting seems about as far away from the honorable guise of martial arts as you can get, except maybe groin punches.
#1 - Former UFC Champion Dating and Having Children With Former Pornstar
Jennito? Seriously. Did anyone give these two Rhodes Scholars a chance?