Did You Know

DID YOU KNOW? C00L KNOWLEDGE FROM THE WORLD OF MMA

2004 The last time that Anderson Silva saw a fight go to round three.
 
KNOCKOUT STRIKEOUT
UFC 76, entitled “Knockout”, had 9 fights on the card… none of which ended in a knockout.

YOU’RE HIRED!

Kelly Perdew, President of the MMA networking site ProElite.com, was the winner of the 2004 edition of NBC’s The Apprentice.

THEM’S FIGHTIN’ WORDS

The word “Zuffa” is an Italian word, meaning “to fight”

FIFTY ONE

The age of the oldest competitor ever in the UFC

At age 51, the legendary Ron “The Black Dragon“ Van Clief is the oldest man to ever compete in the UFC. He was submitted by Royce Gracie at UFC 4 via rear naked choke.

BODY SLAM

World Wrestling Entertainment has been knocked off its throne as the number one selling sports entertainment brand on DVD. The top spot has been claimed by UFC, and now UFC has the top two DVD’s on the Billboard Sports and Recreation List.

PRO ELITE IS GROWING

ProElite Inc. announced that it has acquired the U.K. mixed martial arts organization Cage Rage Championships. ProElite also owns mixed martial arts organization EliteXC as well as King of the Cage.

FIGHT ENTERTAINMENT

The Fight Network has a new MMA show entitled Rough. The network said the show can best be described as “Entertainment Tonight locked in a choke hold with the sport of Mixed Martial Arts.”

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