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Old 08-20-2010, 02:36 AM   #25
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Default Re: MMA facts

Originally Posted by Philphy Rich View Post
Organisers considered an Alligator filled moat around the octogan for eary UFC? (Vid 1, early on)

It's true. One of the original investors in UFC 1 was a filmmaker named John Milius. Milius was responsible for either writing or directing a lot great "guy movies" such as Magnum Force with Dirty Harry and Conan the Barbarian. This is pure speculation on my part - but I attribute the alligator filled moat idea to Milius.
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