In November, 1993, the world was introduced to what today is known as the largest MMA organization in the world, the Ultimate Fighting Championship, along with what is known today as the fastest growing sport in the world, mixed martial arts.
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Commanded by the figures of Royce Gracie, Ken Shamrock, and referee “Big” John McCarthy with his signature scream “let’s get it on,” you couldn’t flick channel to channel on your TV without seeing the promo for the upcoming even.
UFC was an immediate hit in Puerto Rico, historically, a cradle for combat sports, especially boxing. The Puerto Rican fans took to UFC and what later became called MMA like second nature.