When was the first Ultimate Fighting Championship?
The first ever Ultimate Fighting
Championship was held at the McNichols Sports Arena in Denver, Colorado, on
November 12, 1993. It was later renamed UFC 1: The Beginning.
The event featured an eight man elimination tournament
with no time limits or weight classes, it was winner take all and that was
Gerard Gordeau defeated Teila
by TKO at 0:26
Kevin Rosier defeated
Zane Frazier 4:18.
Royce Gracie defeated
Art Jimmerson by submission at 2:18.
Ken Shamrock defeated
Patrick Smith with a heel hook at 1:51.
UFC 1: The Beginning
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