Jun 3, 2023Liked by Jonathan Snowden

I've been re-watching the old UFCs with my 11 year old lad, we've got up to UFC 30. He absolutely loves them. I wanted him to appreciate how the sport has evolved. I had forgotten just how fuckin crazy some of the early shit was 😂

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May 27, 2023Liked by Jonathan Snowden

Good text and true.

Love rewatching those old early events.

It was a time of actual magic, if magic means violence and weirdness...and to me it does.

Sudden rule changes that were explained as tactics (those open hand strikes) by commentators, "if you're coming on, COME ON" and that one event when Big Dan asks Dan Severn if he has any last questions and he tells him a train riddle.

it was the best.

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Thank you for writing this. Brown’s run with UFC is really overlooked and mostly forgotten I feel because UFC tends to forget anything that happened during the SEG era. Those early UFC events are really a lot of and completely wild. Jim Brown was a great person to legitimize that wild era of UFC.

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When I did the Shamrock book, it occurred to me how amazing it was these guys did this despite having no idea what to expect. Wild west shit.

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