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I. Introduction A. Attention Getter B. UFC fastest growing MMA Company, but many do not know the history C. Being a fan of UFC for many years and having many MMA friends, I feel I have a strong base on discussing this D. Thesis: The UFC came from being a blood sport, to a highly respected MMA organization E. Today I will be discussing the origination of the UFC, how it evolved to a completely new organization, and the mainstream success of the UFC. II. Origination A. Rorion Gracie (brainchild) 1. Son of Helio Gracie (GJJ, submissions rather than strikes) 2. Garage Fights 3. Test it on larger scale B. Art Davie (ad man) and Rorion 1. Pitched idea to Semaphore Entertainment Group owner Bob Meyrowitz. 2. Find Best fighter in the world 3. 8 sided cage, exciting for people to watch 4. NOVEMBER 12, 1993 UFC 1 Aired (only supposed to be one event) 5. UFC 1 big success on PPV, SEG began making more C. Rorion and Rules 1. Didnt want any rules , but had only a few 2. No Weight Class 3. Wear anything
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SPEECH 1311 taught by Professor Lindasparkman-bishop during the Spring '08 term at Tarrant County.

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