Police officers talk to Xu Xiaodong (centre), who was set to lead a team of mixed martial artists in a fight with four tai chi experts led by master Ma Baoguo on Monday in Shanghai. Photo: Handout

Mixed martial arts vs tai chi group brawl stopped by police in Shanghai but battle rages on online

Planned event likely sought to end the argument between supporters of the two combat styles, which has been bubbling over since MMA fighter defeated tai chi master in April

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Police officers talk to Xu Xiaodong (centre), who was set to lead a team of mixed martial artists in a fight with four tai chi experts led by master Ma Baoguo on Monday in Shanghai. Photo: Handout
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