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By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Docuseries mixes amateur fighting with relationship drama.

TV MTV Reality TV 2012
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Caged takes a voyeuristic look at the lives of small-town MMA fighting hopefuls and combines typical reality narratives about love and relationships with MMA fight drama. The show highlights how some young men are looking to build careers out of the sport, while others are turning to the cage thanks to a lack of viable alternatives to keep them out of trouble or to cope with the pressures of their daily lives.

Regardless of the reasons, these young men are driven to win, even if that means taking drastic measures like fighting with broken bones or spending hours in dangerously overheated environments to sweat off pounds a few hours before a qualifying weigh-in. Teen MMA fans may find it entertaining, while others may simply find this particular small-town lifestyle interesting to watch.

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