Monday, December 26, 2011

Boxing Day: Will MMA Make Boxing and Professional Wrestling Obsolete?

Reality television has taken the place of soap operas. We now get to see absurd plots and dysfunctional relationships in which real people suffer actual emotional damage. Are we seeing the same for our cultural blood lust as we are for its psychological counterpart? Will ultimate fighting and mixed martial arts competitions take the place of boxing and professional wrestling as the outlets for our desire to see humans cause physical pain to other humans?