UFC® 1: Gracie vs. Shamrock

April 29, 2009

Matchup: Royce Gracie (1-0-0) vs. Ken Shamrock (4-0-0)

Date: November 12, 1993

Location: Denver, Colorado

Recap: An early favorite to win the first ever Ultimate Fighting Championship, Ken Shamrock looked the part and fought like a champion as well. Unheralded Royce Gracie, clad in the traditional gi of Gracie jiu-jitsu, wasn't expected to stop Shamrock's run to the title, but he did in less than a minute with an amazing show of poise and technique.

Outcome: Gracie by submission 0:57, Round 1

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