How Much Do You Know About UFC Fighting?

By: Annette

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About This Quiz

It's bloody, it's vicious, and it's darned entertaining. UFC fighting is a major sport and a huge industry. Whether you watch it religiously on television or you just have a membership to your local UFC gym, you're going to find some surprising facts in this quiz. Prepare for blood.

What does MMA stand for?

MMA stands for mixed martial arts. It's a sport that incorporates many different fighting methods.

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What does UFC stand for?

UFC stands for Ultimate Fighting Championship. It employs mixed martial arts and is done in a cage.

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Do women fight for UFC?

Not only do women fight in the UFC, but they're also beasts! These women can seriously kill.

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What is the UFC belt made of?

The UFC belt is actually gold-plated. You can buy one for $1000, if you're so inclined.

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The first MMA fight that aired on US cable TV was between Robbie Lawler and ______.

The first MMA fight to air on TV was between Robbie Lawler and Steve Berger. It aired on Fox Sports Net.

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What is true about Bruce Buffer?

Bruce Buffer has a black belt in tang soo do. He is the son of flyweight boxing champ Johnny Buff.

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Who has the longest winning streak in MMA?

Igor Vovchanchyn has the longest winning streak in MMA history. He won 32 consecutive matches between 1996 and 2000.

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What is true about Jason David Frank?

Jason David Frank used to be the Green Ranger on Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers. Today he's an MMA fighter.

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MMA is to UFC as ______ is to _______ .

MMA is the sport and UFC is the organization. Just as basketball is to the NBA. Glad we cleared that up.

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Who was the first openly gay MMA fighter?

Shad Smith was the first MMA fighter who came out as being gay. And you know what? He still kicks everyone's ass.

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When were weight classes introduced into UFC?

it wasn't until UFC 12 that weight classes were introduced. Before then, it was anything goes!

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Who did Vitor Gracie get his name from?

Vitor was born Vitor Belfort. He took his name from Carlson Gracie, who was his mentor.

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What was the first MMA organization?

Shooto was the first MMA organization. It was founded in 1985, but was eventually overtaken by UFC.

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Wesley Correira is known as ______.

Wesley is known as Cabbage. He apparently resembled a Cabbage Patch Kid when he was a child.

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Who is the president of the UFC?

Dana White is the current president of the UFC. He was never a pro boxer himself.

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What is the UFC Pay-Per-View theme song?

The song is called "Face the Pain," and it comes from a band called Stemm. Download it to listen to at the gym.

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What parent entity controls the UFC?

Zuffa is the parent company of the UFC, created by the Fertitta clan. Zuffa is the Italian word for scuffle.

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Who might have inspired the UFC cage?

Chuck Norris starred in the 1980 ninja film, "The Octagon." Many believe that this was the inspiration for the UFC cage.

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Ken and Frank Shamrock are ______ .

Ken and Frank aren't related by blood. They were adopted by Bob Shamrock at a boys' home in California.

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Brian Bowles and Damacio Page defeated each other by ______.

Each fighter defeated the other once by guillotine choke. In fact, they both did it at 3:30 in the first round.

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What's the fastest MMA knockout?

In an amateur fight, Sam Herron was KO-ed in 1.13 seconds. His opponent was Mike Garrot.

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The current UFC president was once ______.

Dana White used to teach boxercise. He was also a manager of Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz.

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When was an MMA fighter first featured on a Sports Illustrated cover?

An MMA fighter first graced the cover of Sports Illustrated in 2007. It was Roger Huerta.

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Who has the most KO/TKO wins in MMA history?

Travis Fulton has 92 KO/TKO wins under his belt. He also has the most MMA wins by submission.

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Joe Son is ______.

This former MMA fighter and Austin Powers actor is also evil. He's in prison for the rest of his life for torturing a woman.

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What kind of gloves do MMA fighters wear?

MMA fighters wear open-fingered gloves. This trend started in 1994 thanks to Melton Bowen.

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UFC 1 featured ______.

In UFC 1, Telia Tuli's tooth was knocked out of his mouth and flew into the audience. Talk about starting with a bang!

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What is Mauricio Rua's nickname?

Mauricio is known as Shogun. He used to be a male model in Brazil before becoming an MMA fighter.

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Who was the first MMA fighter to die from his injuries​?

Douglas Dedge was the first MMA fighter to die from his injuries. He took 14 straight punches to the head, collapsed after the match and died two days later.

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What is Travis Fulton's nickname?

Travis Fulton is otherwise known as The Iron Man. He has fought 313 times as a pro MMA fighter.

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Jose Aldo gets a _____ every time he wins.

Every time that Jose Aldo wins he gets another skull tattoo. He adds the skull to his shoulders.

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What movie was Chuck Liddell in?

The Iceman was a child actor and appeared in "The Postman Always Rings Twice." This was a 1981 movie.

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Who was America's first MMA fighter?

Teddy Roosevelt was actually the first MMA fighter, and the first in America to have a brown belt. He wrestled, boxed, and practiced Judo.

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What feature was almost at UFC 1?

There was almost a moat around the cage of UFC 1. Promoters were even going to put alligators in it!

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Who is Mike Goldberg?

Mike Goldberg is the UFC commentator. He is also an announcer for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship.

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