There is no way that today's Judo competition could be considered mixed martial arts but given what Judo is, I venture that I am on safe ground by saying that in its origins and in its principals Judo is and always has been the first of the modern mixed martial arts.
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The history of judo is a development of Jujitsu and the famous police competitions were by no means any reflection of modern competition. In fact, the whole purpose of the police competitions was to determine what was truly the most effective martial art of the time. Where it not for this competition we would not have groundwork in judo today as until the Kodokan was beaten with groundwork, professor Kano saw no value in groundwork. Something we regularly get refections of in today's martial arts community.