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Extreme Combat: The Dancer and the Fighter

Season 1
202016+
Mixed Martial Arts is one of the world’s fastest growing sports - violent, bloody, ultra masculine. He’s repelled by it, but dancer and choreographer, Akram Khan, has resolved to get under its skin and design a walk-on for its biggest star. What motivates a person to train for ultra violence? Why are we drawn to its spectacle? And how much of MMA’s merciless attack mentality is inside all of us?
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Akram Khan
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  1. 1. Extreme Combat: The Dancer and the Fighter
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    November 7, 2020
    46min
    16+
    Mixed Martial Arts is one of the world’s fastest growing sports - violent, bloody, ultra masculine. He’s repelled by it, but dancer and choreographer, Akram Khan, has resolved to get under its skin and design a walk-on for its biggest star. What motivates a person to train for ultra violence? Why are we drawn to its spectacle? And how much of MMA’s merciless attack mentality is inside all of us?

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Directors
Christian Collerton
Producers
Christian CollertonSophie Clayton-PayneNeil CrombieJoe Evans
Network
Swan Films
Amazon Maturity Rating
16+ Young Adults. Learn more