If we talk about fight or wrestling what thing come in your mind? Is that UFC, well it can be because UFC is now very popular. Coming to the main topic what UFC is? UFC is not fighting or wrestling but it is a mixture of martial arts. UFC was originated in America and was mostly up to America but now spreading in the whole world at a rapid speed. All the top fighters participate in UFC from all over the world.
The fan following of this sport is not too much, but we can expect a good amount of growth in the fan following after few years, according to a survey, UFC got about a 10 times more viewer and fans. The fighting groups in UFC is divided into ten weight division and the rules followed by UFC is one rule made after mixing martial arts, this is because fighters are not from a particular country and that means different countries have there own fighting style.
Due to the different styles of fight all over the world UFC decided to make a rule that is made after mixing different styles of fighting and now that is called as mixed martial arts. As of today, over 300 events took place in the history of UFC. The first fight of UFC took place in Colorado and in the year 1993. UFC started there competitions earlier because the company wants to see the different type of fighting styles in-order to make a rule that will be comfortable for all the fighters. They saw boxing, wresting, judo, karate and some other styles and combining all of them to make a common fighting style known as mixed martial arts.
UFC Fight Night Broadcasters List, Channels
UFC made a deal with TV broadcaster such as fox TV, ESPN etc in-order to broadcast there sport that is UFC in the whole world and now UFC is broadcast-ed in about 150 countries and also there are 22 languages in which UFC is available worldwide. Including Asia, Africa, Russia, south and north America etc.
Now coming to the most important fights that gonna take place soon. The fight is called as UFC night fight and it is the UFC night fight 106. The fight is between Belfort and Gastelum, this fight will be a part of UFC and will take place on March 11,2017 in Brazil.
UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum Fight Card
Vitor Belfort – A professional Brazilian UFC player, was born on April 1,1977. He is also former UFC light heavyweight champion and the UFC 12 heavyweight champion. He is quite good fighter and won lots of championships. He is currently #9 contender in UFC middleweight. He himself retired from MMA in October 15,2016. He said that he is interested in the fight which will be in March 2017, in his hometown itself.
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Kelvin Gastelum – He is an American mixed martial arts professional fighter, which was born on October 24, 1991. Gastelum has achieved many awards, such as he was the winner of a tournament named as “The ultimate Fighter 17”. He is very young in comparison to other fighters but is doing a very good job. Also, he is currently#6 in the UFC welterweight ranking.