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Cage fighting, 2007

Cage fighting, 2007

Protected by tough wire mesh, spectators watch a cage-fighting bout in Wellington in 2007. In this form of mixed martial arts, a wide range of holds, blows and throws are permitted. 

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Bronwyn Dalley, 'Martial arts - Martial arts from the 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 December 2021)

Story by Bronwyn Dalley, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015