5 Reasons Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Should Be in the 2016 Olympics

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5 Reasons Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Should Be in the 2016 Olympics
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The world was once again captivated by the power of sport this summer when the city of London hosted the Olympic Games.

With so many great moments making headlines, fans of mixed martial arts began to question why the fastest growing sport in the world doesn't seem to be on the International Olympic Committee's agenda.

While MMA may never make its way to the Games, one of the sport's key arts has a great shot at becoming a part of Olympic competition.  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the martial art that helped kick start MMA,has been gaining a ton of steam on its quest to make the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Here are five reasons why BJJ should be included in the next Olympics.

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