JUDGEMENT DAY: The Story of the UFC Getting Run Out of Town (video)

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In 1997, UFC 12 was to take place in Buffalo, but a day prior, New York state changed its laws to effectively ban MMA. UFC 12 needed a new home, in a new state, on 24 hours notice.

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