Inside the outrageous world of child cage fighting

November 05, 2013 / Written By The Five staff

Topic: Inside the outrageous world of child cage fighting… From Bob: it’s much too early for kids to be doing this stuff.  It’s dangerous physically and mentally.  The parents encouraging this are dangerous.  They do this as early as 6 and 7 years old.  Anybody who lets their kid do that at this early of an age is turning their child into a violent fighting machine.

Daily Mail: Inside the outrageous world of child cage fighting

Inside the outrageous world of child cage fighting: Tiny boys who are trained to attack each other in America’s baby MMA arenas

Children's MMA or Pankration is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States with an estimated 3 million kids involved

It is the heat of battle between two MMA fighters hemmed inside an industrial metal cage. One kicks, punches and strangles his way to brutal victory. His opponent breaks down and cries tears for his mother.

But this is not an unusual end to another televised brawl between two fully grown brutes, this is kids's MMA, or Mixed Martial Arts, which is rapidly becoming one of the nation's fastest growing sports among children.

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