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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has roots back to 1993. With influences from Greek Olympic Games and a Brazilian Vale Tudo fighting style, the company was in search of the best fighting style that eventually led to anything goes.

The UFC helped shape MMA to the United States to pick the champion that had the best style. This was a group of fighters with backgrounds in jiu-jitsu, boxing, grappling, wrestling, karate, sumo, and other combat skills.

In 2001, the sport had new ownership, and it started to be reconstructed into the promotion that you see today. This meant more controlled environments for the fighters, rules, and even weight classes to separate them.

In addition, it has grown to be the most watched fighting program out there. It is no wonder people want to bet on it, especially how appealing it is to watch.

The UFC and other mixed martial arts events can offer a very lucrative betting opportunity. In team sports, the underdog has to put together a complete game to get the win, but in MMA a fight can end in a split second if somebody lands the right punch, knee, kick or elbow.

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MMA Schedule​

    UFC Past Events
    2022-10-22UFC 280Etihad Arena, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)Oliveira vs Makhachev
    2022-10-15UFC Fight NightUFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Grasso vs Araujo
    2022-10-01UFC Fight NightUFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Dern vs Xionan
    2022-09-17UFC Fight NightUFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada Sandhagen vs Yadong
    2022-09-10UFC 279T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada Diaz vs Ferguson
    2022-09-03UFC Fight NightAccor Arena, Paris, France Gane vs Tuivasa
    2022-08-20UFC 278Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah Usman vs Edwards 2
    2022-08-13UFC Fight NightPechanga Arena, San Diego, California Vera vs Cruz
    2022-08-06UFC Fight NightUFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada Santos vs Hill
    2022-07-30UFC 277American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas Pena vs Nunes
    2022-07-23UFC Fight NightO2 Arena, London, England Blaydes vs Aspinall
    2022-07-16UFC Fight NightUBS Arena, Long Island Ortega vs Rodriguez
    2022-07-09UFC Fight NightUFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada dos Anjos vs Fiziev
    2022-07-02UFC 276T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada Adensaya vs Cannonier
    2022-06-25UFC Fight NightUFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada Tsarukyan vs Gamrot
    2022-06-18UFC Fight NightMoody Center, Austin, Texas Kattar vs Emmett
    2022-06-11UFC 275Singapore Indoor Stadium Texeira vs Prochazka
    2022-06-04UFC Fight Night 207UFC APEX, Las Vegas, USA Volkov vs Rozenstruik

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    Martial Arts - All Time Fights Records

    Rank FighterTotal Fights
    1 Jim Miller40
    2Andrei Arlovski38
    2 Donald Cerrone38
    4Jeremy Stephens34
    5Demian Maia33
    Rank FighterTotal Wins
    1 Jim Miller24
    2Andrei Arlovski23
    2 Donald Cerrone23
    4Demian Maia22
    5Charles Oliveira21
    Rank FighterTotal Finishes
    1Charles Oliveira19
    2Jim Miller16
    2 Donald Cerrone16
    4Anderson Silva14
    4Matt Brown14
    Rank FighterTotal KO/TKO
    1Derrick Lewis12
    2Matt Brown12
    3Anderson Silva11
    3Anthony Johnson11
    3Thiago Santos11
    Rank FighterTotal Submission wins
    1Charles Oliveira16
    2Demian Maia11
    2Jim Miller11
    4Nate Diaz10
    4 Gerald Meerschaert9
    Rank FighterTotal Decision Wins
    1Neil Magny13
    2Andrei Arlovski12
    2Georges St-Pierre12
    2Diego Sanchez12
    2Rafael Dos Anjos12
    Rank FighterTotal Win Streak
    1Anderson Silva16
    2Kamaru Usman15
    3Georges St-Pierre13
    3Jon Jones13
    3 Demetrious Johnson13
    Rank FighterTotal Title Fight Wins
    1 Jon Jones14
    2Georges St-Pierre13
    3Demetrious Johnson12
    4Anderson Silva11
    5Amanda Nunes10

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