UFC 1: The Beginning Event Page

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The Beginning
Date: November 12, 1993
Venue: McNichols Sports Arena
Location: Denver, CO

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attendance: 7,800

UFC 1 Fight Results

Finale
Royce Gracie def. Gerard Gordeau by Submission (choke) at 1:44

Semi Finals
Royce Gracie def. Ken Shamrock by Submission (rear-naked choke) at 0:57
Gerard Gordeau def. Kevin Rosier by TKO (corner stoppage) at 0:59

Quarter Finals
Ken Shamrock def. Patrick Smith by Submission (heel hook) at 1:49
Royce Gracie def. Art Jimmerson by Submission (Choke) at 2:18
Kevin Rosier def. Zane Frazier by TKO (corner stoppage) at 4:20
Gerard Gordeau def. Teila Tuli by TKO (head kick) at 0:26

Alternate Bout
Jason DeLucia def. Trent Jenkins by Submission (rear-naked choke) at 0:52

 

UFC 1 Factoids

– No judges, no rounds and no weight classes

– 3 Rules: no eye gouging, no biting and no groin shots

– Only way fight ended was by submission, KO or corner throwing in the towel.

 

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