The prestigious UFC, the largest MMA organization on the planet, is coming to France for the first time on September 3 in Paris. On this occasion, RMC Sport invites you to discover or rediscover the already rich history of the UFC, which will celebrate its thirtieth anniversary in November 2023, with an event film: Meteorite over Paris.
This is the back-to-school event. And the arrival on our territory of a real phenomenon. After almost thirty years of existence, its first event dating from November 1993, the prestigious UFC arrives for the first time in France, on September 3 in Paris, with in the main fight the former challenger for the heavyweight title Ciryl Gane against to the Australian knockout machine Tai Tuivasa.
A long wait due to the reluctance of this country for mixed martial arts (MMA), a discipline of which the UFC is the main organization across the planet and which had to wait until spring 2020 to be legalized with the possibility of organizing fights on our floor. On this occasion, RMC Sport invites you to discover or rediscover the already rich history of the UFC with an event film: Meteorite over Paris.
From survival to explosion
In the program ? The story of the creation of the UFC and the origins of the octagon (with some crazy ideas before that), the establishment of the rules (there were only two at the base), the battle for survival of the organization in the face of criticism and then its explosion in the face of the world behind superstars like Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor, Jon Jones or Khabib Nurmagomedov.
All accompanied by images of the greatest fights in history and testimony from many legends or current fighters. Whether you know the UFC well or are new to MMA, these 47 minutes allow you to dive into the making of a phenomenon that is now planetary. Treat yourself !