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  • 1. 

    What was the result of the first rematch between Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie?

    • A.

      There Was Never A Rematch

    • B.

      Declared A Draw

    • C.

      Gracie Won

    • D.

      Shamrock Won

    Correct Answer
    B. Declared A Draw
    Explanation
    The result of the first rematch between Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie was declared a draw.

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  • 2. 

    Which sports hero is credited with giving Dan Severin the nickname "The Beast"?

    • A.

      Jim Brown

    • B.

      Royce Gracie

    • C.

      George Foreman

    • D.

      O.J. Simpson

    Correct Answer
    A. Jim Brown
    Explanation
    Jim Brown is credited with giving Dan Severin the nickname "The Beast" because he was a renowned American football player and actor who was known for his exceptional physical prowess and aggressive playing style. As a sports hero, Jim Brown's endorsement of the nickname carries significant weight and adds to Dan Severin's reputation as a formidable and powerful competitor.

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  • 3. 

    In what year did the pay-per-view "Ultimate Fighting Championship" begin?

    • A.

      1993

    • B.

      1999

    • C.

      2005

    • D.

      1987

    Correct Answer
    A. 1993
    Explanation
    The pay-per-view "Ultimate Fighting Championship" began in 1993.

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  • 4. 

    On the TV show "Friends", which character competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship?

    • A.

      Tag

    • B.

      Chandler

    • C.

      Pete

    • D.

      Ross

    Correct Answer
    C. Pete
    Explanation
    Pete is the correct answer because he is the only character in the given options who competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Pete Becker, played by Jon Favreau, appeared in a few episodes of "Friends" as a wealthy businessman and Monica's boyfriend. He was also a skilled fighter and participated in the UFC. This storyline provided comedic moments as the friends tried to understand and support Pete's passion for fighting.

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  • 5. 

    Who established the original rules for Ultimate Fighting Championship fights?

    • A.

      Ultimate Fighting Council

    • B.

      State Of Nevada

    • C.

      National Sports Authority

    • D.

      New Jersey Athletic Control Board

    Correct Answer
    D. New Jersey Athletic Control Board
    Explanation
    The New Jersey Athletic Control Board established the original rules for Ultimate Fighting Championship fights. This board is responsible for regulating and overseeing combat sports events in the state of New Jersey. They were instrumental in creating the rules and regulations that govern the sport of mixed martial arts, including the early rules of the UFC.

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  • 6. 

    Which fighter has a tattoo that says "Brown Pride" on his chest?

    • A.

      Cain Velasquez

    • B.

      Benson Henderson

    • C.

      Ian McCall

    • D.

      Terry Etim

    Correct Answer
    A. Cain Velasquez
    Explanation
    Cain Velasquez is the correct answer because he is the fighter who has a tattoo that says "Brown Pride" on his chest. This tattoo is a symbol of his pride in his Mexican heritage and has become a recognizable part of his persona in the world of mixed martial arts.

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  • 7. 

    Anderson Silva made his MMA debut in which year?

    • A.

      1997

    • B.

      1989

    • C.

      2003

    • D.

      2001

    Correct Answer
    A. 1997
    Explanation
    Anderson Silva made his MMA debut in 1997.

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  • 8. 

    Before becoming a MMA fighter Anderson Silva worked for which popular fast food chain?

    • A.

      Burger King

    • B.

      Wendy's

    • C.

      Pizza Hut

    • D.

      McDonald's

    Correct Answer
    D. McDonald's
    Explanation
    Before becoming a MMA fighter, Anderson Silva worked for McDonald's.

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  • 9. 

    How many successful Light Heavyweight title defenses has Tito Ortiz had?

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      Twenty

    • C.

      SIx

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    A. Five
    Explanation
    Tito Ortiz has had five successful Light Heavyweight title defenses.

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  • 10. 

    What was the title name of the third Ortiz Vs. Shamrock fight in October 2006?

    • A.

      The Final Countdown

    • B.

      Mano V Mano

    • C.

      The Final Chapter

    • D.

      Strike Three

    Correct Answer
    C. The Final Chapter
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Final Chapter." This title suggests that the third Ortiz Vs. Shamrock fight in October 2006 was seen as the concluding chapter or the last installment of their rivalry. It implies that this fight was expected to bring closure to their series of matches, making it a significant event for both fighters and their fans.

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  • 11. 

    What year was UFC fighter Mark Hamill born?

    • A.

      1983

    • B.

      1986

    • C.

      1971

    • D.

      1976

    Correct Answer
    D. 1976
    Explanation
    Mark Hamill, the UFC fighter, was born in 1976.

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  • 12. 

    What is the name of the Gymnasium that UFC 147 takes place?

    • A.

      Mineirinho

    • B.

      Pearl

    • C.

      Saint Ocho

    • D.

      Cinedigm

    Correct Answer
    A. Mineirinho
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mineirinho. UFC 147 is a mixed martial arts event that took place in Mineirinho Gymnasium. This venue is located in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and has hosted various sporting events, including UFC fights.

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  • 13. 

    Which fighter played football for the U.S. Naval Academy and is a decorated Marine?

    • A.

      Brian Stann

    • B.

      Chael Sonnen

    • C.

      Phil Davis

    • D.

      Rodney Wallace

    Correct Answer
    A. Brian Stann
    Explanation
    Brian Stann is the correct answer because he played football for the U.S. Naval Academy and is a decorated Marine. This suggests that he has a background in both sports and military service, making him the most likely candidate among the given options.

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  • 14. 

    What year was Dana White born?

    • A.

      1959

    • B.

      1978

    • C.

      1966

    • D.

      1969

    Correct Answer
    D. 1969
    Explanation
    Dana White was born in 1969.

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  • 15. 

    What was the song Brad Pickett came out to in UFC 138 in England?

    • A.

      Bandelero

    • B.

      Glad You Came

    • C.

      Wallop!

    • D.

      Scream

    Correct Answer
    C. Wallop!
    Explanation
    Brad Pickett came out to the song "Wallop!" in UFC 138 in England.

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  • 16. 

    Whose song did Tom Lawlor use in UFC 139?

    • A.

      Olivia Newton-John

    • B.

      Lady GaGa

    • C.

      Toby Keith

    • D.

      Ray Charles

    Correct Answer
    A. Olivia Newton-John
    Explanation
    Tom Lawlor used Olivia Newton-John's song in UFC 139.

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  • 17. 

    What was the result of Junior Dos Santos victory over Roy Nelson at UFC 117?

    • A.

      KO (soccer kick)

    • B.

      Decision (unanimous)

    • C.

      Submission (armbar)

    • D.

      TKO (punches)

    Correct Answer
    B. Decision (unanimous)
    Explanation
    Junior Dos Santos won the fight against Roy Nelson at UFC 117 by a unanimous decision. This means that all three judges scored the fight in favor of Dos Santos, indicating that he was the clear winner according to the judges' criteria.

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  • 18. 

    What does Diego Nunes say is his favorite routine or technique?

    • A.

      Straight Right Down The Pipe

    • B.

      Guillotine

    • C.

      Left Hook

    • D.

      Knees To The Jaw

    Correct Answer
    B. Guillotine
    Explanation
    Diego Nunes says that his favorite routine or technique is the guillotine.

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  • 19. 

    What does Charles Oliveira say is his favorite grappling hold or technique?

    • A.

      Ankle Lock

    • B.

      Collar Tie

    • C.

      Underhook

    • D.

      The Mount

    Correct Answer
    D. The Mount
    Explanation
    Charles Oliveira says that his favorite grappling hold or technique is The Mount.

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  • 20. 

    What did UFC fighter Heath Herring work as before fighting?

    • A.

      School Principal

    • B.

      Police Officer

    • C.

      Model

    • D.

      Computer Programmer

    Correct Answer
    D. Computer Programmer
    Explanation
    Before becoming a UFC fighter, Heath Herring worked as a computer programmer. This means that he had a background in computer science and was involved in developing software or coding. It is interesting to note the transition he made from a technical field to a physically demanding profession like UFC fighting.

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  • 21. 

    Judo was created in Japan by Jigoro Kano in what year?

    • A.

      1944

    • B.

      1882

    • C.

      1645

    • D.

      1966

    Correct Answer
    B. 1882
    Explanation
    Judo was created in Japan by Jigoro Kano in 1882. Kano developed this martial art as a means of self-defense and physical education. He combined various techniques from different forms of jujitsu and created a system that emphasized flexibility, balance, and efficient use of energy. Kano's goal was not only to teach effective self-defense techniques but also to promote character development and mental discipline. Today, Judo is practiced worldwide and is recognized as an Olympic sport.

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  • 22. 

    Where did UFC 155 take place on December 29th 2012?

    • A.

      Las Vegas, Nevada

    • B.

      Los Angeles, California

    • C.

      Tampa, Florida

    • D.

      Reno, Nevada

    Correct Answer
    A. Las Vegas, Nevada
    Explanation
    UFC 155 took place on December 29th, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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  • 23. 

    Cage Fury Fighting Championship 20 saw Scott Heckman defeat Brett Martinez how?

    • A.

      TKO (Punches)

    • B.

      Decision (Split)

    • C.

      Decision (Unanimous)

    • D.

      Submission (Guillotine Choke)

    Correct Answer
    D. Submission (Guillotine Choke)
    Explanation
    Scott Heckman defeated Brett Martinez in Cage Fury Fighting Championship 20 by using a submission technique called the Guillotine Choke.

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  • 24. 

    By which method did Benson Henderson defeat Frankie Edgar to win a 2012 UFC title fight?

    • A.

      Disqualification

    • B.

      Decision

    • C.

      Knockout

    • D.

      Submission

    Correct Answer
    B. Decision
    Explanation
    Benson Henderson defeated Frankie Edgar to win the 2012 UFC title fight by decision. This means that after the scheduled number of rounds, the judges determined that Henderson had performed better overall and awarded him the victory. The outcome was not a result of a disqualification, knockout, or submission, but rather a decision made by the judges based on the fighters' performance.

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  • 25. 

    Who was the head coach of the UK team in "The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes"?

    • A.

      Ross Pearson

    • B.

      Dean Amasinger

    • C.

      Erin Beach

    • D.

      Jason Soares

    Correct Answer
    A. Ross Pearson
    Explanation
    Ross Pearson was the head coach of the UK team in "The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes".

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  • 26. 

    Jon Jones defended a UFC Light Heavyweight title against Vitor Belfort at which 2012 event?

    • A.

      UFC 156

    • B.

      UFC 154

    • C.

      UFC 150

    • D.

      UFC 152

    Correct Answer
    D. UFC 152
    Explanation
    Jon Jones defended his UFC Light Heavyweight title against Vitor Belfort at the UFC 152 event.

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  • 27. 

    Which armlock did Jon Jones use to force Vitor Belfort to submit in their 2012 UFC title match?

    • A.

      Coil Lock

    • B.

      Flying Armbar

    • C.

      Hammerlock

    • D.

      Americana

    Correct Answer
    D. Americana
    Explanation
    In their 2012 UFC title match, Jon Jones used the Americana armlock to force Vitor Belfort to submit. The Americana, also known as a keylock or figure-four armlock, is a submission hold that puts pressure on the shoulder joint by isolating and immobilizing the opponent's arm. By applying leverage and torque to the arm, Jones was able to force Belfort to tap out and secure the victory.

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  • 28. 

    UFC's "The Ultimate Fighter: Live" featured fighters in which weight division?

    • A.

      Heavyweight

    • B.

      Bantamweight

    • C.

      Lightweight

    • D.

      Middleweight

    Correct Answer
    C. Lightweight
    Explanation
    "The Ultimate Fighter: Live" featured fighters in the lightweight division.

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  • 29. 

    The Melvin Guillard vs. Jim Miller fight headlined the first UFC event broadcast on which network?

    • A.

      FX

    • B.

      Showtime

    • C.

      FOX

    • D.

      HBO

    Correct Answer
    A. FX
    Explanation
    The correct answer is FX. The question is asking about the network that broadcasted the first UFC event headlined by the fight between Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller. FX was the network that aired this event, making it the correct answer.

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  • 30. 

    Who was the only fighter to win a UFC title fight in the first round in 2012?

    • A.

      Anderson Silva

    • B.

      Renan Barao

    • C.

      Carlos Condit

    • D.

      Jose Aldo

    Correct Answer
    D. Jose Aldo
    Explanation
    Jose Aldo was the only fighter to win a UFC title fight in the first round in 2012. This means that Aldo was able to defeat his opponent and claim the title within the first five minutes of the fight. This is a remarkable feat in the world of mixed martial arts, as it demonstrates Aldo's skill, technique, and ability to finish fights quickly.

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  • 31. 

    Which fighter won a M-1 Global Welterweight Championship at M-1 Challenge 31?

    • A.

      Jeff Monson

    • B.

      Yasubey Enomoto

    • C.

      Rashid Magomedov

    • D.

      Marat Gafurov

    Correct Answer
    C. Rashid Magomedov
    Explanation
    Rashid Magomedov won the M-1 Global Welterweight Championship at M-1 Challenge 31.

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  • 32. 

    2013's UFC 158 event took place in which Canadian city?

    • A.

      Vancouver

    • B.

      Calgary

    • C.

      Montreal

    • D.

      Toronto

    Correct Answer
    C. Montreal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Montreal because UFC 158 was held in this Canadian city.

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  • 33. 

    Which fighter won the last ever Strikeforce match in 2013?

    • A.

      Dion Staring

    • B.

      Tarec Saffiedine

    • C.

      Nate Marquardt

    • D.

      Daniel Cormier

    Correct Answer
    C. Nate Marquardt
    Explanation
    Nate Marquardt won the last ever Strikeforce match in 2013.

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