With the emergence of the UFC and mixed martial arts fighting many professional athletes and average people have been inspired to put on the gloves and get in the gym to get in fighting shape for their profession or just for their own benefit.

But just what are the benefits of mixed martial arts training?

For many it’s to get a more sculpted look like a majority of the fighters have, for some it’s a different way to maintain health and push themselves to another level.

While for others it’s a chance to get in shape while learning techniques and a discipline that they can use during a confrontation or an attack.

The sport has grown so much even kids are doing it.

Watch video above for more.

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