Originally Posted by rekcutnevets
The cage, like the clinch, is the grappler's friend. Rorion Gracie created the 1st UFC and it was in cage for a reason. Rorion's family had been fighting for decades, in all sorts of environments. The first UFC did not take place on a mat or in a ring. It took place in a cage because that is grappler's best environment.
john millius came up with the cage concept