Is Goju Ryus reputation as street effective attributed to its close range emphasis?

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  1. gpseymour

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    Don't be silly. There is no "prior to MMA". Back then, there was nothing - not even a "then".
     
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    In ancient Greece they had a form of MMA called Pankration and no doubt well before that they had MMA in some form or another.
     
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    In ancient Greece they had a form of MMA called Pankration and no doubt well before that they had MMA in some form or another.
     
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    In ancient Greece they had a form of MMA called Pankration and no doubt well before that they had MMA in some form or another.
     
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    I've been having technical difficulties. Im not sure if its the website or my computer or my internet connection but my last post before this one poster three times. I wish I could erase two of them.
     
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    It's the site. It does that from time to time.
     
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    Even then, there had to be at least two separate martial arts in existence before there was "mixed" martial arts. Otherwise, what would you mix together?
     
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    What part of "there was nothing before MMA" didn't you understand. Time didn't exist before MMA - there was no "before".
     
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    No. Every martial art had its own elements. Only the Avatar could master all of them.
     
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    Genesis 1:1 - In the beginning, Bob created MMA, and it was good.
     
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