Archive: Art Davie

Jul 29, 2014 8:19 am

Chuck Norris Was Almost A UFC Commentator

UFC founder Art Davie wrote a book recently titled “Is This Legal?” about setting up the first ever UFC event, and during the book he mentioned how it was a struggle getting fighters to compete in the first event. In this interview with The Fight Nerd, Davie spoke about how Chuck Norris almost ended up...

Jun 23, 2014 10:09 am

Art Davie On UFC 1: Rickson Gracie Wanted A Million Dollars

Going into UFC 1, Rickson Gracie was widely accepted to be the man to represent the Gracie family. However in a shocking move by Helio Gracie, Royce was called upon to represent the Gracie family name. Art Davie joined MMAJunkie Radio to talk about what went on behind the scenes leading up to the first...