When people talk about MMA being a team sport, what they usually mean is that individual training and improvement are both impossible without a team of coaches and training partners behind you. While there are rare occasions where this isn’t the case such as ZST putting on tag team MMA, it’s usually a figure of speech similar to ‘no man is an island’. It’s true, there is no ‘I’ in MMA but there is one in ‘Ultimate Ball’, the brainchild of former Cage Rage and current UCMMA promoter Dave O’Donnell. There are some things you just cannot turn off because they are so ridiculous. X-ARM is one, Ultimate Ball is another. A team sport which takes part in an MMA cage, the aim of Ultimate Ball is to get a rugby ball into the opposing team’s goal more times than they get the ball into your goal. A simple concept sure, but Ultimate Ball has the added twist that clinching, slams, takedown and all strikes to the body are allowed to the player carrying the ball. It looks as crazy as you imagine and words can’t do justice to what you will see in the video below.