Four mixed martial arts fighters, commonly known as the MMA Cage Crusaders, joined with Armed Forces Entertainment and Marine Corps Community Services Entertainment to hold a clinic to help Marines prepare to fight and win battles at the House of Pain Sept. 6 aboard Camp Hansen.
Gray Maynard, Jorge Rivera, Mari Muniz and C.B. Dollaway have been touring across the Pacific, giving back to the military community through MMA clinics. MMA is a full-contact combat sport that allows both striking and grappling, while standing and on the ground, utilizing techniques from different forms of martial arts and combat sports. The clinic allowed Marines to refresh and learn new fighting techniques, bettering them as warriors.
The MMA fighters made a point to meet with Marines aboard different bases throughout Okinawa, spending time learning about the unique lifestyle of the Marine Corps….