Because There's A Fistfight Going On Somewhere In New York Right Now, And You Should Know About It
Sunday, January 1, 2012
Good Origins Article Over at BloodyElbow
BloodyElbow has got a pretty good article up re: the origins of Luta Livre in Brazil. Check it out here - http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2012/1/1/2663021/mma-origins-vale-tudo-and-the-original-mma-rivalry. I have a theory that a modern form of Luta Livre will develop here in the States, especially given that MMA's popularity has been steadily increasing while training in it has remained relatively expensive (i.e., the sum of the cost of quality jiu-jitsu instruction, striking instruction, etc.). Of course, it's going to take a few years before we'll know if my theory ever became a reality...
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