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Activists call to ban MMA in UK after UFC 70

There's a rather amusing article (or is it sad?) in the London-based tabloid the London Star about the UFC 70: "Nations Collide" event, which took place this past weekend at the Manchester Evening News (M.E.N.) Arena in Manchester, England.

Some of the adjectives used to describe the show include, "bloody," "violent," "vicious" and "gruesome."

In addition, anti-violence campaigner Steven Adams gets some ink.

Here's his take on the action:

"This should be banned immediately. It's not sport – it's the equivalent of a human dog fight and it glorifies violence to a horrifying extent."

It's too bad that so many people -- as well as countless press outlets -- still just don't get it.

I just want to pass along the clip and not pontificate too much on the uneducated who don't know zilch about the sport -- I could go on for days.