The  idea of MMA has emerged as an answer to the question' What is the most effective martial art ? '

In 1993 in the United States UFC1 (today is still the most important MMA organization)

which does not have rule restriction tournament was held. To this a tournament which  is an elimination tournament  in which the champion is clear  in one  night fighters were invited from various parts of the world with different styles and at the highest levels of their styles

Royce Gracie who were the most frail Competitor became the champion with BJJ(Brazilian Jiu Jitsu)and changed the perspective of the martial arts in the world.

Thereupon many athletes in the world targeted to be a complete fighter by adding the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in their discipline and  it exceeded the emergence of modern MMA