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- Boxing: A combat sport between two opponents in a roped, square ring who attempt to strike each other with fists enclosed in padded gloves.
- Fencing: A sport of fighting with blunted swords in accordance with set rules in order to score points.
- Judo: An unarmed combat sport of Japanese origin in which a contestant uses holds and leverage to unbalance their opponent.
- Karate: From the Japanese word meaning "empty hand", a form of unarmed combat in which hands and feet are used to deliver and block blows. In competition, all blows must fall short.
- Sumo: Japanese form of heavyweight wrestling.
- Taekwondo: Korean martial art similar to karate.
- Thai boxing: Martial art and combat sport characterised by its concentration on stand-up and clinch striking.
- Wrestling: A form of unarmed combat involving close physical contact which is primarily a sport.
- Buddhist Lion's Roar (martial art): A Tibetan martial arts system reaching the days of ancient India (2500 BC)
- Okinawan Kempo: A karate-like martial art originating in Okinawa with stances narrower and deeper than other styles, emphasizing Kata, and sparring during training done without protective gear.
- Nyingbulam (jujutsu): A form of Jujutsu set upon a Buddhist ethics foundation as developed by Nyingbu Wangdue.sensei (Jason W. Carter) in 2001 as a family Ryu in Ontario, Canada.
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- United World Wrestling: Add brief definition or description
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- Submission wrestling: Add brief definition or description
This list is not exhaustive but it must be limited to high priority articles which will broaden essential coverage of the subject to enhance the reader's understanding.