an ancient Greek athletic event involving a combination of wrestling and boxing though no himantes, boxing gloves, were used; in myth, the hero Theseus invented the pankration as a result of using both wrestling and boxing to defeat the Minotaur; a dangerous event, the pankration had two forms, kato pankration in which the athletes could fall to th...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/10135
[pan-KRAT-ion] A type of wrestling with almost no rules. Pankration was very popular and was one of the Olympic events.
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An ancient Greek Olympic competition and style which featured some of the same techniques and methods of today's modern mixed martial arts.Found on http://www.ufc.com/discover/glossary/list
Pankration (n or ən)(Greek : Παγκράτιο) was a sporting event introduced into the Greek Olympic Games in 648 BC and founded as a blend of boxing and wrestling but with scarcely any rules. The only things not acceptable were biting and gouging of the opponent`s eyes. The term comes from the Greek παγκράτιον paŋkrátion, literal....Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pankration
A type of wrestling with almost no rules; one of the Olympic events.Found on http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/ancient_greeks/arts_and_theatre
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