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    Is UFC just a commercialized form of martial arts?

    I'm not well versed on martial arts at all, but I enjoy watching UFC fights and any deviations of it like TUF. Who doesn't like to see people getting hurt? Anyway some 'martial art snobs' make me feel like I am a simpleton for liking UFC. Is it the equivalent to watching something like WWE but without the fights being scripted?

    So, is UFC just a commercialized form of martial arts? And what is a better outlet?

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    I miss worded it then....

    Is UFC just a commercialized venue for MMA fights?

    What I am trying to figure out is if UFC is perceived as too commercialized as if your 'selling out', and/or are there better outlets or 'venues' to watch MMA fights........

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    The UFC isn't a form of martial arts. It's a fighting venue.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pollack

    So, is UFC just a commercialized form of martial arts? And what is a better outlet?
    since the ufc isnt a form of martial arts your answer is no by default. even not being a pretentious dick, im not really sure what you are asking here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pollack
    I miss worded it then....

    Is UFC just a commercialized venue for MMA fights?

    What I am trying to figure out is if UFC is perceived as too commercialized as if your 'selling out', and/or are there better outlets or 'venues' to watch MMA fights........
    Well, I suppose Pride FC would be considered better by a good amount of folks, but other than that not so much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pollack
    Is UFC just a commercialized venue for MMA fights?
    Duh, yes.

    All fights that you see in a ring are about money.

    Have you seen a MMA fight that wasn't commercialized?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pollack
    I'm not well versed on martial arts at all, but I enjoy watching UFC fights and any deviations of it like TUF. Who doesn't like to see people getting hurt? Anyway some 'martial art snobs' make me feel like I am a simpleton for liking UFC. Is it the equivalent to watching something like WWE but without the fights being scripted?
    No.

    So, is UFC just a commercialized form of martial arts? And what is a better outlet?
    Pride.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pollack
    Anyway some 'martial art snobs' make me feel like I am a simpleton for liking UFC.
    Let me guess, these snobs don't do hard sparring and probably do a martial art that consists of only forms or worse.... chambered kicks...

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    snobs

    martial beats art anytime,
    i watch the ufc anytime its not a re-re-rerun.
    havent those snobs watched karate kid, they always get spanked.

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