ⓘ 2002 in mixed martial arts ..

2002 in Pride FC

The year 2002 is the 6th year in the history of the Pride Fighting Championships, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan. 2002 had 10 events beginning with, Pride FC: The Best, Vol. 1.

UFC 35

UFC 35: Throwdown was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on January 11, 2002. The event was seen live on pay per view in the United States, and later released on home video.

UFC 36

UFC 36: Worlds Collide was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 22, 2002. The event was seen live on pay per view in the United States, and later released on home video.

UFC 37

UFC 37: High Impact was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship at the CenturyTel Center in Bossier City, Louisiana on May 10, 2002. The event was seen live on pay per view in the United States, and was later released on home video.

UFC 37.5

UFC 37.5: As Real As It Gets was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 22, 2002.

UFC 38

UFC 38: Brawl at the Hall was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. It took place at the Royal Albert Hall in London, United Kingdom, on July 13, 2002. The event was seen live on pay-per-view in the United States, and was later released on home video.

UFC 39

UFC 39: The Warriors Return was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on September 27, 2002, at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The event was broadcast live on pay per view in the United States, and was the first UFC event to be released on DVD.

UFC 40

UFC 40: Vendetta was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on November 22, 2002, at the MGM Grand Arena on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. The event was broadcast live on pay per view in the United States, and later released on DVD.

                                     

ⓘ 2002 in mixed martial arts

  • sports and martial arts The first documented use of the term mixed martial arts was in a review of UFC 1 by television critic Howard Rosenberg in 1993. The
  • Most rule sets for mixed martial arts competitions have evolved since the early days of vale tudo. As a result of health, legal, and moral concerns, many
  • The year 2002 is the 2nd year in the history of World Extreme Cagefighting, a mixed martial arts promotion based in the United States. In 2002 WEC held
  • With the growing worldwide popularity of mixed martial arts MMA as an athletic sport, numerous MMA films have come to theaters, television, and DVDs
  • The year 2002 is the sixth year in the history of M - 1 Global, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Russia. In 2002 M - 1 Global held 3 events beginning
  • The year 2002 is the second year in the history of Deep, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan. In 2002 Deep held 6 events beginning with, Deep:
  • The year 2002 is the tenth year in the history of Pancrase, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan. In 2002 Pancrase held 12 events beginning with
  • The year 2002 is the 1st year in the history of the Cage Rage Championships, a mixed martial arts promotion based in the United Kingdom. In 2002 Cage Rage
  • The year 2002 is the 14th year in the history of Shooto, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan. In 2002 Shooto held 21 events beginning with, Shooto:
                                     

2002 in Cage Rage Championships

The year 2002 is the 1st year in the history of the Cage Rage Championships, a mixed martial arts promotion based in the United Kingdom. In 2002 Cage Rage Championships held 1 event, Cage Rage 1.

                                     

2002 in Cage Warriors

The year 2002 is the first year in the history of Cage Warriors, a mixed martial arts promotion based in the United Kingdom. In 2002 Cage Rage Championships held 3 events beginning with, Cage Warriors: Armageddon.

                                     

2002 in Deep

The year 2002 is the second year in the history of Deep, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan. In 2002 Deep held 6 events beginning with, Deep: 4th Impact.

                                     

2002 in Fighting Network Rings

The year 2002 is the eighth year in the history of Fighting Network Rings, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan. In 2002 Fighting Network Rings held 7 events beginning with, Rings: World Title Series Grand Final.

                                     

2002 in King of the Cage

The year 2002 is the fourth year in the history of King of the Cage, a mixed martial arts promotion based in the United States. In 2002 King of the Cage held 9 events, KOTC 7: Cold Blood.

                                     

2002 in M-1 Global

The year 2002 is the sixth year in the history of M-1 Global, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Russia. In 2002 M-1 Global held 3 events beginning with, M-1 MFC: European Championship 2002.

                                     

2002 in Maximum Fighting Championship

The year 2002 is the 2nd year in the history of the Maximum Fighting Championship, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Canada. In 2002 Maximum Fighting Championship held 4 events beginning with, MFC 3: Canadian Pride.

                                     

2002 in Pancrase

The year 2002 is the tenth year in the history of Pancrase, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan. In 2002 Pancrase held 12 events beginning with Pancrase: Spirit 1.

                                     

2002 in Shooto

The year 2002 is the 14th year in the history of Shooto, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan. In 2002 Shooto held 21 events beginning with, Shooto: Treasure Hunt 1.

                                     

2002 in UFC

The year 2002 is the 10th year in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, a mixed martial arts promotion based in the United States. In 2002 the UFC held 7 events beginning with, UFC 35: Throwdown.

                                     

2002 in Universal Reality Combat Championship

The year 2002 is the 1st year in the history of the Universal Reality Combat Championship, a mixed martial arts promotion based in the Philippines. In 2002 the URCC held 1 event, URCC 1: Mayhem in Manila.

                                     

2002 in WEC

The year 2002 is the 2nd year in the history of World Extreme Cagefighting, a mixed martial arts promotion based in the United States. In 2002 WEC held 3 events beginning with, WEC 3: All or Nothing.

                                     

Pride Shockwave

Pride Shockwave Dynamite! is the international PPV broadcast name for the mixed martial arts and kickboxing event co-promoted by the PRIDE Fighting Championships and K-1 on August 28, 2002. It was held at the Tokyo National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan. The proper name for the event was Dynamite! Biggest Mixed Martial Arts World Cup - Summer Night Fever in the National Stadium, also known shortly as Dynamite!

                                     

WEC 4

WEC 4: Rumble Under The Sun was a mixed martial arts event held on August 31, 2002, at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA. The main event was a fight between Aaron Brink and Jeremy Horn.