The final event of the UFC’s 25th anniversary year served as a proper example of how the promotion has made it this far
When it opened for business in 1993 the Ultimate Fighting Championship was designed to disrupt.
Challenging basic conventions about traditional martial arts this is exactly what the UFC did in its opening act, and from that point forward the company has operated at its best approaching the margins where most people would see only chaos and controversy.
Written by Josh Gross
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2018/dec/30/ufc-232-chaos-jones-gustafsson-nunes-cyborg under the title “The UFC is persevering as it always has: by leaning into the chaos”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.