View Full Version : Damn!! - MMA, but WWE style

10-01-2008, 12:25 AM
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10-01-2008, 02:12 AM
Before MMA stood on it's own, it took the form of Catch Leagues. Pro wrestling promotions that did the real form of pro wrestling While yes, they started out with predetermined endings (which was decided by holding the real match in the back), they branched into more real competition.

Erik Paulsen is the first westerner to study Shooto, a derivative of Catch and Kickboxing.

10-01-2008, 02:19 AM
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Karl Gotch. The man who inspired the Catch Revival. Him and Billy Robinson taught the Japanese pro wrestling community the *****n Catch style.

10-01-2008, 02:49 AM
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Fighting Network RINGS (http://www.boutreviewusa.com/Columns/02maeda01.html)

The first Real MMA promotion. It specialized in catch matches as well as mixed martial arts matches. Many big names in the UFC and MMA has set foot on it's mat.

10-01-2008, 02:54 AM
wow it looks like real pro wrestling.

10-01-2008, 04:03 AM
WTF this is the gayest **** ever

10-01-2008, 05:55 AM
Just watched the first vid. These guys make Cheick Kongo look like he's great on the ground.

Virgil Caine
10-01-2008, 06:39 AM
If someone can show me video of a Sumo wrestler competing well in MMA, I would actually love to see it.