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UFC and Bellator are the two biggest MMA fighting promotions out right now, and the quality of their events are pretty stellar at this point. Everyone agrees that MMA is here to stay, and each day new fans of the sport are flocking to arenas to see their favorite fighters perform.

However, what if I told you not so long ago the UFC was a little bit shabbier than it is today?

Take a look and see for yourself. The beginning of the UFC:

According to Fox Sports...

"'Fighting for a Generation' re-lives the brutal early days of the UFC, when Royce Gracie and his unstoppable jiu-jitsu tore through the tournament."

(Via: Fox Sports)