The UFC (i.e.) the Ultimate Fighting Championship is currently one of the fastest-growing sports in the US. For the last few years, it has gradually caught the attention of the fight fans and followers in the UK also. Are you a crazy fan of the UFC fights? If so, how much do you know about its history and the recent updates? Don’t worry if you know only a little about the UFC! Check out the posts to stay updated!
About The UFC
Mixed martial arts has been formed long back, around 5,000 years. The Ultimate Fighting Championship is a professional martial arts promotion in MMA that stands as a premium global sports brand, media content company. The UFC is the largest Pay-Per-View (PPV) event provider in the world in which a series of fights take place around the world, also known as Fight Nights.
It was initiated in the US in 1993 and was authorized by the Nevada Athletic Commission in 2001. The primary goal of the organization was to find “the Ultimate Fighting Champion” by performing a single-night tournament highlighting the best fighters. In January 2001, Zuffa, LLC became the parent company of the UFC.
It was led by the owners Frank Fertitta III, Lorenzo Fertitta, and Dana White and the UFC brand became even more popular. In 2016, the UFC was sold to a group led by William Morris Endeavor for $4.025 billion. The UFC events are telecasted over 145 countries and territories in around 40 different languages, to more than 1.1 billion TV households worldwide.
The UFC, headquartered at Las Vegas presents the top fighters all over the world in the form of bouts. It brings together some of the world’s best mixed martial artists, expertized in various skills, fighting each other at various weight classes. Each fight night has the main event taking place once every month. To sum up, a total of 40 events are conducted each year.