Batyr Ball: The new Russian sport that combines MMA and 3x3 basketball
Not many may have wondered what would happen if someone decided to merge mixed martial arts (MMA) with 3x3 basketball. However, in Russia they did.
There, they have managed to converted this idea into a hybrid spot called 'Batyr Ball'.
A video of this new sport has gone viral on Twitter showing a dunk in which a player/fighter smashes the glass of the board in the middle of a circular ring fenced off as an MMA octagon.
What are the rules of Batyr Ball?
The rules are not entirely clear, but what is certain from a first glance is that there are two teams of three players each facing each other.
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