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Volume 21 No. 30
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Closing Shot: Enter the octagon

Twenty-five years ago, the Ultimate Fighting Championship took a swing at the fight market with an anything-goes card that would captivate, and disgust, with an event that would put mixed martial arts on the map
Denver played host to the first UFC card 25 years ago, which put mixed martial arts on the radar for fight fans but also drew the attention of state regulators. Photo: ufc The fight poster promoting the UFC’s first event does a capable job of lay...

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