In the predominately male sport of Ultimate Fighting, this infographic focuses on the history of the UFC. The first ever champion of the UFC was Royce Gracie in November of 1993, beating Gerard Gordeau in the final match. The Ultimate Fighting Championship was founded by four members who sought out to bring the world of fighting to a professional level.

Did you know the shortest fight of UFC history lasted eight seconds with a direct knockout in 2008? The top earning fighter of 2012 is Jon Jones who accumulates $875,000 a year in fighting alone. The shortest fighter in UFC history is at 5.5 feet and the tallest scales to 7 feet tall. The history of the UFC is an intriguing sport to study.