What was the first UFC/MMA event that got you hooked on the sport ?

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  1. cheese32165

    cheese32165 Banned Banned

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    I remember being up late one night and I just so happened to turn over to the live broadcast of UFC 114 Rampage vs. Evan. The beef between Page and Evans they showed during the build up (which I didn't know at the time was TUF) and the two Brits winning that night (Michael Bisping, John Hathaway). Plus this savagery.
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    Haven't missed an event since and have since then cached up on what happened in the world of MMA before 114.
     
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  4. mclj1

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    Penn vs Florian did it for me
     
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    UFC 2. My step-dad showed it to me and then beat my ass afterwords ala Pat Smith/Scott Morris
     
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    UFC 84: Ill Will.... Lyoto Machida got me hooked to MMA
     
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    Bonnar Vs Griffin.

    I am one of those main streamers that got hooked after that fight.
     
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    Good job. Beat me to it
     
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    TUF 1 finale. Didn't start following heavily until I saw Anderson at UFC 101.
     
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    UFC1 watched it live on a chipped cable box. Free ppv and free porn. That friends house was the place to be growing up lol
     
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    KhabibTheBeagle Papi de la Sherdog

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    I was a cazool for a long time. The first PPV I saw, in full, was UFC 136 on DVD. I picked up the DVD because I'd heard of Frankie Edgar and Joe Lauzon, and I wanted to check them out. Don't know when I bought the DVD, but I've been hooked ever since seeing Edgar KO Maynard like that.
    I got introduced to a lot of current/future stars on that one, too; Edgar, Aldo, Florian, Miocic, Chael, Pettis, Stephens, Maia
     
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    LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    UFC 33. Complete disaster of a card but the post-fight bitching and whining online got me hooked on this charade.
     
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    Some strikeforce show probably, i knew CC from before but i became a hardcore long after pride was dead.
     
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    UFC 1 I was a young kid and couldn't believe what I was watching. It was like a real deal blood sport without the actors.
     
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    Pride Shockwave Dynamite!, August 28, 2002. Saw it at a friends house and that was my introduction to Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipović and ever since then I've been a fan of the sport and also kickboxing.
     
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    Saw UFC 2 when it came out on VHS. Started watching every UFC when they came out at the video store. Dark ages fucked me and my interest went away a little. Got back into it after the Zuffa purchase. Don't remember when I finally started watching them live rather waiting for the home release.
     
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    rockylion THINK ABOUT THAT WITH CRITICAL THINKING

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    I saw UFC 47 live and then 2 weeks later I watched Pride total elimination on PPV, that did it for me
    Still gutted I missed seeing Genki Sudo live
     

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