It’s November 1993 and it’s UFC 1, the very beginning of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and what has now become the fastest growing sport in the world. Relive the moment when an undersized Royce Gracie took on a much larger Ken Shamrock. In what would become known as perhaps the most ground breaking fights in the history of the Ultimate fighting Championship.
Here we get to see the power of Jiu-Jitsu, where skill and technique conquer power. Being the bigger, more athletic and experienced man on paper, Ken Shamrock was the favourite.
It was this fight that would show the world the true power of BJJ against a bigger opponent. Catapulting Royce and the Gracie family into mega-stardom. And opening the door for both the UFC and the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to take off around the world. A truly historical moment in the history of combat sports, which in hindsight set the stage for everything else that thas followed. Hope you enjoy.