ultimate fighting

(redirected from Ultimate Fighting Championship)
Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
A modern sport in which 2 combatants fight each other. In the 1990s, matches were held without rounds or rest periods, and fought to incapacitation or surrender, in which one opponent would be battered into submission, and signal abdication by a so-called ‘tap-out’ signal to the referee. These rules prevailed until US authorities cracked down, resulting in major changes in the rules in 2000
Injuries Brain concussion and/or hemorrhage, skin and scalp lacerations, bone fractures, and death from hypoxia related to choke holds or laryngeal fracture, damage to the spinal cord or brainstem, eye damage or blindness

ultimate fighting

Sports medicine A modern blood sport, in which 2 combatants battle each other without rounds or rest periods, to the finish, be it death, incapacitation, or surrender, in which one opponent is battered into submission, and signals abdication by a so-called 'tap-out' signal to the referee Injuries Brain concussion and/or hemorrhage, skin and scalp lacerations, bone fractures, and death from hypoxia related to choke holds or laryngeal fracture, damage to the spinal cord or brainstem, eye damage or blindness. See Blood sport. Cf Boxing, Extreme fighting, Toughman fighting.
References in periodicals archive ?
2 Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight fighter in the world.
3 UFC: The Ultimate Fighting Championship is fast changing from a cult sport to a genuine big bucks contest.
Couture, an Army veteran, is the current heavyweight champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and one of its best-known stars.
The pay-per-view phenomenon of the past few years readies for another huge payday, as Ultimate Fighting Championship 68 is set for Saturday in Columbus, Ohio, with a retail price of $39.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), at the Royal Albert Hall, is being broadcast live on Sky Box Office.
But as far as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is concerned, Rousey may never step foot on the octagon again-this time, for good.
Las Vegas, July 8 (BNA): The Kingdom of Bahrain, represented by the Khalid bin Hamad Mixed Martial Arts organisation team (KHK MMA), ensured a medal by passing from the quarter-finals to the semi-finals of the third edition of World Championships of Amateur MMA organized by the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) in cooperation with the Ultimate Fighting Championship "UFC", held from July 5-10 in Las Vegas.
Ultimate Fighting Championship bosses have announced the show will return to the Irish capital for an event at the 3Arena on October 24.
And one of the customers at the Norham Road venue is a leading European Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter.
Abu Dhabi: The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will return to Yas Island in April following a new two-year agreement with promoters Flash Entertainment.
Perrie Edwards TOP TREND: Geordie mixed martial arts fighter Andy Ogle, from Tynemouth, is fighting Charles Oliveira in Brazil in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
properties have launched several Ultimate Fighting Championship packages for mixed martial arts (MMA) fans and tourists alike to enjoy the action-packed, world renowned UFC[R] competition while experiencing luxurious accommodation at any of the six hotels located at Sands China's integrated resorts in Macao.

Full browser ?