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The Ultimate Fighting Championship Quiz
by Staff
These mixed martial arts fighters pummel each other into submission for fans worldwide. How much do you know about the UFC? Fight through this quiz to find out.

UFC events spotlight which discipline?

  • mixed martial arts
  • boxing
  • karate

How many weight divisions are there in the UFC?

  • seven
  • 10
  • 13

Which state was the first to enact specific regulations regarding MMA?

  • Nevada
  • New York
  • California

In which year was the UFC's first event held?

  • 1996
  • 1993
  • 1990

The UFC's headquarters are in which major city?

  • Chicago
  • Las Vegas
  • Los Angeles

Which fighter acquired the nickname "The World's Most Dangerous Man"?

  • Chuck Liddell
  • Ken Shamrock
  • Brock Lesnar

In what year did Canada decriminalize mixed martial arts?

  • 1999
  • 2005
  • 2013

Senator John McCain tried to ban UFC, calling it what?

  • human cockfighting
  • human torture
  • human slavery

"The Beast Incarnate" is a nickname for which successful fighter?

  • Rich Franklin
  • Brock Lesnar
  • Matt Hughes

What substance did the UFC ban fighters from using in 2014?

  • testosterone replacement therapy
  • THC (the active ingredient in cannabis)
  • human growth hormone

Which city hosted the first UFC event?

  • Boston
  • Las Vegas
  • Denver

Who did Georges St-Pierre defeat during the headline fight at UFC 129 in April 2011?

  • Jake Shields
  • Jose Aldo
  • Lyoto Machida

Early UFC events on TV had a disclaimer warning viewers about what?

  • foul language
  • overt violence
  • accidental nudity

What was Chuck Liddell's nickname?

  • Stone Cold
  • Killer
  • The Iceman

Who is probably the most influential person in the history of MMA?

  • Jon Jones
  • Royce Gracie
  • Jose Aldo

Anderson Silva was born in which country?

  • Brazil
  • Germany
  • France

Which year did the UFC receive its highest ratings on Fox?

  • 2015
  • 2012
  • 2011

What was the purpose of the first UFC events?

  • to get blood everywhere
  • to determine which martial art was best in a fight
  • to show boxing's superiority over karate

Anderson Silva holds the record for the longest title streak. How many consecutive wins span that streak?

  • nine
  • 16
  • 22

What is the record for consecutive submission victories?

  • 11
  • seven
  • six

What nearly killed star Brock Lesnar?

  • diverticulitis
  • ulcerative colitis
  • prostate cancer

The UFC banned which action in the early 1990s?

  • hair pulling
  • eye gouging
  • leg breaking

What is the upper limit for the weight class in which Ronda Rousey fights?

  • 110 pounds (50 kilograms)
  • 115 pounds
  • 135 pounds

How much did Junior dos Santos win for defeating Cain Velasquez in 2011?

  • $220,000
  • $520,000
  • $1 million

Which UFC event was the first to be headlined by two African-American fighters?

  • UFC 102 in August 2009
  • UFC 105 in November 2009
  • UFC 114 in May 2010

Which year did Japan host its first UFC event?

  • 1997
  • 2005
  • 2013

Which TV network was the first to broadcast a reality show about MMA fighters?

  • Spike TV
  • USA Network
  • TNT

What is the maximum weight limit for fighters in the middleweight class?

  • 170 pounds (77 kilograms)
  • 185 pounds
  • 195 pounds

How many people bought the pay-per-view fight between Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell in UFC 52 in April 2005?

  • 150,000
  • 300,000
  • 800,000

Which year did the UFC surpass all previous pay-per-view records, including those for championship boxing bouts?

  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004