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Even Doyle could not keep the sport alive, however. Many people say that it was Barton-Wright’s poor business abilities that did it in. By the time “The Adventure of the Empty House” was published, Barton-Wright had closed his school that taught the mixed martial art. It would be another century before mixed martial arts would become popular worldwide. One of MMA’s first and best-known participants is Gina Carano. She and Brazilian MMA fighter Cristiane Santos headlined the first female MMA event in 2009.

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