Archive: UFC 1

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...

Nov 14, 2013 8:58 am

Royce Gracie wants ‘no gloves, no time limit, and no rules’ back in the UFC

Royce Gracie, UFC 1 champion and Brazilian jujitsu legend, recently gave his thoughts on the UFC’s popularity and how it has grown since its creation. Gracie (14-2-3 MMA, 11-1-1 UFC) spoke Wednesday, during UFC 167’s media workouts. “It became mainstream. I know because little kids now, when I travel – I’m on the road about...