I don't know, but the Americans developed boxing. I think that the sport is at its best with next to no rules. There have to be some to preserve the competitors. I actually think that the UFC has too many rules, but that's just my opinion.
Originally Posted by gduff2
Yeah, how hard could it be to start a sport with almost no rules? Does anybody else wonder why the martial arts use to so limited? What idiot got the idea to have both men stand up the whole time and just hit eachother in the face.
I think that martial arts are only as limited as you make them. As Don's quote says (kinda): Use no way as your way, make no limitation your limitation.