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Is the ‘Car Fighting Championship’ about to be the next big MMA craze?

by | Last updated on Sep 29, 2022 at 2:02PM | Published on Sep 29, 2022 | Cars

Car Fighting Championship

You’ve all heard of UFC, the mixed martial arts Ultimate Fighting Championship, but have you heard of the Car Fighting Championship?

Well, it’s actually a thing, apparently.

Now honestly, we have no idea what’s going in this Car Fighting Championship thing, but we love it.

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The idea behind it is relatively simple, in a way.

It is basically UFC but inside a car.

It makes very little sense and maybe that’s exactly the reason why it’s fascinating.

So how did it come about?

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This crazy sport is somewhat popular in Russia, but it gained worldwide internet attention after a well-known UFC fighter posted about it.

Retired English mixed martial artist Danny Mitchell took to his Facebook account to share a video about the new ‘sport’.

The caption reads: “Car Fighting Championship, it’s a mad old world,” followed by the ‘face with tears of joy’ emoji.

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The video was reposted from a Russian media outlet called Rutube, and there are a few things to say.

First, this appears to be a ‘proper’ sport.

It takes place in an arena with an umpire and a crowd of fans.

Secondly, even though the video is rather poorly cropped, there’s a watermark reading ‘Car Jitsu’.

So, as it turns out, calling it the Car Fighting Championship is actually a misnomer.

And anyway, Car Jitsu honestly sounds better.

So how does it work?

Well, two fighters seat in a stationary convertible car – one in the passenger seat and the other in the driver’s seat – with their seat belts done up.

When the bell rings, they then remove the seat belts and start fighting, and whoever taps out and/or falls out of the car first is the loser.

This begs the question: is it better to be sitting in the passenger seat or the driver’s seat?

In the driver’s seat you’ve got the steering wheel in front of you, and that feels like a double-edged sword.

So, is Car Jitsu going to be the next big MMA craze?

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