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Movie critic gets the 'creeps' seeing kids try MMA, Jason Statham disagrees

Steve Cofield

The UFC can hold all the press conferences it wants, but there's still going to be that element of potential critics who have their pre-conceived notions about mixed martial arts.

Mark down movie critic Jeffrey Lyons as an opponent. The longtime movie guru in the New York area asked actor Jason Statham if there should be a minimum age for kids to train in MMA. Statham, a fan and student of MMA, intelligently shot him down.

It's not just Lyons. Check out the comment thread on this TapouT-Ruffo brothers commercial. There's lots of folks around the world who are still in the dark on MMA.

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