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Pankration, Boxing and Wrestling: 3 Combat Sports From Ancient Greece

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

In the Panhellenic games of ancient Greece, wrestling, boxing and pankration were called the “heavy events.” The term was chosen to describe combative contests in those arts because they were not only crowd favorites but also the domain of the larger and heavier athlete.
Greek Martial Art #1: Wrestling
Wrestling is Greece’s oldest combat sport, and it
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Posted in Boxing, General Martial Arts History, Pankration, Western Martial Arts History, Wrestling.