UFC 1 - The Beginning

Nov 12, 1993 United States McNichols Arena, Denver, Colorado, United States

Fight card

Main event

Versus

Royce Gracie

win 14 - 2 - 3 (Win - Loss - Draw)

Gerard Gordeau

loss 2 - 2 - 0 (Win - Loss - Draw)
Match Fighters Method Round Time
7 Jason DeLucia vs Trent Jenkins Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
N/A
1 0:52
6 Royce Gracie vs Ken 'The World's Most Dangerous Man' Shamrock Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
N/A
1 0:57
5 Gerard Gordeau vs Kevin Rosier TKO (Corner Stoppage)
N/A
1 0:59
4 Ken 'The World's Most Dangerous Man' Shamrock vs Patrick Smith Submission (Heel Hook)
N/A
1 1:49
3 Royce Gracie vs Art Jimmerson Submission (Smother Choke)
N/A
1 2:18
2 Kevin Rosier vs Zane 'Nasty' Frazier TKO (Punches)
N/A
1 4:20
1 Gerard Gordeau vs Teila Tuli

loss
TKO (Head Kick)
N/A
1 0:26

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