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Published June 18, 2012
PROTECTING YOUR OWN: In Bangkok, Wayne Hay reported the Thai government has banned the "fast rising sport" of cage fighting, or mixed martial arts, calling it "brutal." It seems "part of the reason" is to protect the popular Thai sport of Muay Thai, a form of kick boxing. The government's sports authority said that it "wants to shield the sport from outside influences." Those behind MMA have "vowed to fight the ban" (AL-JAZEERA, 6/16).