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The Ultimate Fighting Championship is the de facto official association of mixed martial arts in the United States and in the world. The UFC is the largest MMA promotion company that puts on events featuring the greatest and top-ranking fighters on the planet. Featuring twelve weight divisions and following the official Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts, the UFC has been becoming increasingly popular and prominent since its creation in 1993.
Mixed martial arts is a full-contact fighting sport that incorporates and allows methods from a wide variety of martial arts and combat disciplines, including boxing, muay thai, kickboxing, jiu-jitsu, judo, and many others. Its rise in popularity has coincided with the rise in prominence of the UFC.
Founded by a family of fighters called the Gracies, UFC has origins in Brazilian jiu jitsu and other traditional fighting disciplines. As new fighters with diverse skills have emerged, so have the official Ultimate Fighting Championship rules to account for and accommodate different styles, while helping to ensure safety of competitions.
The events started in 1993 at the McNichols Sports Arena in Denver, Colorado. Early on, the purpose of UFC competitions was to have fighters with different backgrounds in martial art specialties go up against one another with minimal rules and no weight classes to essentially determine the most effective martial arts and the most talented fighters. Over time, fights began combining moves from multiple fighting disciplines to create what is known today as mixed martial arts.
Weight classes were implemented to create a safer experience for the fighters, but also because more weight classes mean more fights, and as a speculator, it produces more close fights which is what really gets an audience going.
With no gloves and few off-limits maneuvers, ultimate fighting has become a brutal and thrilling sport to behold— don't miss your chance to see a fight live. Buy your cheap UFC tickets now!