Kickboxing = Punches and kicks above waist.
MT = Punches, kicks, elbows, knees + strikes below waist are allowed.
Just thought I'd clear that up.
Kickboxing is good if you want to kickbox, MT is good if you want to fight MT.
For MMA, I'd say MT is better. For self defense, I'd say MT is better.
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