I believe that the sport is just as popular as boxing, gets an audience just the same, the fights are more tougher than boxing and fights are hard to fix, so why boxers make more?
Boxing is a martial art so saying boxers make less than martial artists doesn't really make sense,
This is more of an opinion but I think boxing may have developed its initial popularity from the school yard type fights. If you can believe it there is a bit of a "gentleman's agreement" about it. It's almost like a duel. It's done in a prescribed fashion. Anyway over the years boxing became a very popular sport that caught the imagination of the public with boxers such as John L. Sullivan, Jim Corbett, Jack Dempsey, Jack Johnson and later you had Joe Lewis, Rocky Marciano and Muhammed Ali. And these are just the heavyweights. Sugar Ray Robinson was a great middle-weight fighter. They call boxing the "Sweet Science" and I think the fact that it is not an all out brawl (though there are fights like that obviously) but almost like a chess match at times is what intrigues the public. Boxing has a long colorful legacy in America and what the other martial arts sports need is time and the development of heros and public-interest stories....
by Zara Rasul 5 years ago
Do you find the 'Ultimate Fighting Championship' entertaining? Or should the UFC be banned?Ultimate Fighting Championship, the most violent "sport" on Earth. Do you agree? Do you think that it's time to ban it? Or are you a big fan?
by thebeast02 6 years ago
Do you view Mixed Martial Arts (UFC) as a real sport?I personally do, but I come across people all the time who say otherwise. Yet when they try to provide reasoning for their decision, they usually aren't very good arguments. I'm curious as to how some of you feel.
by Bobby Wilson 5 years ago
What is your favorite type of martial arts system and why ?
by Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago
Should one learn martial arts? Why?
by Olly 5 years ago
What has been your favourite Martial Arts film you've ever seen?There have been so many great ones over the past 30-40 years and wanted to see what the community thinks their favourite one is. Who knows, it may help us all discover new ones to see. To start the ball rolling mine would be Drunken...
by wsxzaqq1 7 years ago
Is Fedor afraid to fight in the UFC?Is Fedor afraid to fight in the UFC. It seems he has been avoiding signing with the UFC for some time now. The UFC has some of the best talent right now. I think Fedor should suck it up and prove he is the great fighter so many people think he is.
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