Key Moments in UFC History: MMA Debuts on U.S. Cable TV with UFC 37.5 (Video)

Key Moment - Ryan Bennett and Chuck Liddell UFC 37.5

There are key moments in UFC history that led to the fight promotion’s recent $4 billion sale. UFC 37.5 was certainly one of them.

UFC 37.5 was a hastily culled together event to air on Fox Sports Net’s “The Best Damn Sports Show Period,” which marked the first time that a mixed martial arts bout aired on U.S. cable television.

In the first of these two flashback clips, the video is a little rough, but shows Vitor Belfort and Chuck Liddell at the weigh-in for their historic bout at UFC 37.5. The second is MMAWeekly.com co-founder the late Ryan Bennett interviewing Liddell in the Octagon after he secured the victory over Belfort.

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Flashback: UFC 37.5 Bellagio Weigh-In Liddell vs Belfort

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Flashback: Chuck Liddell on Beating Vitor Belfort at Momentous UFC 37.5

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