Blog Video: Full-Contact Skydiving is a Thing, and Urijah Faber is Down With the Savage Ballet

June 16, 2014
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Ground and pound just took a whole new meaning.

Full-contact skydiving is a new-age contact sport that basically looks exactly how it sounds — MMA in the sky. Combatants apply striking and grappling techniques while in a free fall, and there’s even a referee falling in on the action.

UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber got involved with the organization, training fighters while they prepare in a wind tunnel.

“There’s a lot of stuff with FCS and mixed martial arts that blend together well,” Faber said in the video. “I found the best way to describe our sport is a ‘savage ballet.'”

Check out the video above of fighters/skydivers doing their thing, as well as Faber giving his take on the extreme style.

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  • Troodie

    he’s gotta get a belt in something, right?

  • speedracer

    Looks like fake wrestling but worse.

  • truthbtold

    dumbest crap i ever heard

  • Fuh Q

    This is pretty stupid and boring.

  • Steve

    We’ve already had April 1st this year….

  • jd

    So what happens if you have some jack-ass who decides to put you in a choke hold at 6,000 fett and you black out? whose pulling your chute?
    SMH! Waiting on the Feds to put a stop to this nonsense!

  • RubeKegal

    Dhanna, your aunt is a hooker and you have AIDS. This video is also as stupid as it gets. Game must have been made by a democrat.

  • Brian Revell

    this is without a doubt one of the dumbest things i have evr seen…