UFC Posters: A History of Main Event F*ckery (1993-2013)

Dana White is Puzzled

On the eve of the UFC’s twentieth anniversary, I decided to dig a little. It’s no secret that the world’s premiere MMA organization has seen its share of peaks and lowlights in recent memory, especially as it pertains to the injury curse that seems rear its ugly head whenever it damn well pleases. My initial idea for writing this piece was to dig up maaaaybe half a dozen pre and post revamped UFC posters from those cursed events, but as I dug deeper and deeper, the list grew unfathomably larger than expected. So here it is: a near-complete history of UFC main event changes, as told by the posters. Enjoy.

Disclaimer: All UFC event poster images in this post are copyrights of Zuffa, LLC. They are used here for the unique purpose of providing informative entertainment.

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Wu-Tang Clan: The Kung Fu Movies that Inspired their Names

Do you know which Kung Fu flicks inspired the names of each Wu-Tang member?

When Wu-Tang first brought the motherfucking ruckus in the early 90s, they infused the East Coast rap movement with a new sound, bringing with them flashy characters, lyrical grime and rhyme schemes laced with skits, slangs and samples inspired by old school kung fu movies. Over the years, hip hop heads coast to coast have tried to decipher the aliases of Wu-Tang members in an attempt to pinpoint the kung fu flicks that inspired each of their monikers. Some were obvious, but figuring out a few of them necessitated a level of mental dexterity that would be required to solve a Rubik’s Cube. The good news is, out of the nine original members (Sorry Cappadonna.) I am 100% 95% certain about seven of them, and I am pretty sure confident about the other two...

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