MMA Tete-A-Tete: Why we love MMA and why we hate it

Kid Nate and Eugene S. Robinson list their favorite and least favorite things about mixed martial arts.

Another installment of the MMA Tete-A-Tete: Coarsening the Discourse has arrived. Eugene S. Robinson, author of Fight: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking but Were Afraid You'd Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking, is Kid Nate's counterpart for this edition.

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Since neither of us cared about WSOF or Metamoris this weekend, Eugene and I elected to talk about what we love and hate about MMA.

Eugene Hates: the end of politesse in MMA, weight cutting, and one other thing I forgot

Nate Hates: MMA bro-culture, the endless attempted thought control, the plague of point fighting

Eugene Loves: the relative success of Women's MMA, innovation in MMA and one other thing I forgot.

Nate Loves: the illusion of 'reality' MMA provides, innovation in MMA (ditto'ing Eugene's) and the international nature of the game.

How bout you?

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