Are your friends still uncertain if they want to watch mixed martial arts? If so, it's possible that they can't get past the imagery of two dudes rolling around on the mat and "grinding" their way to victory.
While ground work can occasionally be a chess match in which fighters wait for their opponents to make a mistake, some grappling affairs can be both thrilling and dangerous.
Just like dipping your toe into the pool to check the temperature, new fans need to be introduced to the sport slowly, and with the right supervision. To help them appreciate the amazing art of submission, we have put together a short list of fights that they should watch.
Here is a look at 10 awesome submission wins to show the new fight fan.