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Got into UFC only last year so yeah.....basically a noob.

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post #22 of 2291 (permalink) Old 01-02-2014, 09:39 AM
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The first MMA event I ever watched was when Matt Hughes KO Carlos Newton with the power bomb off the cage. I wrestled in HS so it was cool to see these wrestlers throwing guys around and just destroying people. Soon after that my friend showed me some pride fights and I immediately fell in love with the sport. The first Silva fight I ever saw was ironically enough against Carlos Newton and Silva almost took his head off with a flying knee. Silva's style is what made me a huge fan of his. When he debuted in the UFC he faced Chris Leben who was in a six fight winning streak. Most people knew Chris Leben from TUF and so many people not to familiar with pride or much MMA didn't give Silva much of a chance. Silva wrecking Leben in his debut is probably in my top 3 moments of UFC history.

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UFC 27 was the first UFC event I ever saw. I think I am probably the only person in the world who got into the UFC off of that event. I had seen a segment on the UFC on a sports business show and 27 was the next event happening so it was the first I saw.

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post #24 of 2291 (permalink) Old 01-02-2014, 10:16 AM
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I'm a "TUF noob" that show is what brought me to the dance. and like myers mentioned I was one of the noobs amazed at the destruction of leben by the spider. hopped my fat ass on the bandwagon and been riding shotgun ever since. I knew chris would probably beat him last week, but never expected such a horrible end to the fight and possibly the GOAT'S career. Really sad to see things go down the way they did, but I'm still glad I got to witness a once in a lifetime caliber athlete do his thing for so long

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04 maybe 05 was the first time i got into MMA mainly the UFC, didn't get to see much pride until later due to it not been on tv over here or not that i knew of anyway.

Probably should but i can't remember the first fight i saw or event, might have been a fight night or TUF

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First memory of MMA for me was Shogun getting screwed out of the title at UFC 104.

In a sense, glad Shogun got screwed because his KO of Machida at UFC 113 is

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I'm wondering how everyone here themselves got into MMA?
The earliest memory I have is GSP regaining the title vs Serra but I can't help shake the feeling I saw a few earlier events prior that. That is the big stand out moment though and the morning after that PPV I had my dad on the phone to a gym in my city sorting out my membership for the classes.

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Katsunori Kikuno vs. Quinn Mulhern was the hardest pick for me this card. Mulhern is sick 6'3" dropping down from welterweight. but i went with Kikuno due to that weight cut and flying east for Quinn.

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