It would seem 2012 is set to be the biggest and most lucrative year yet for the Zuffa-based promotion that is the UFC. Since its inaugural event—UFC 1: The Beginning—back in November of 1993, the company has gone from strength to strength.
What was first thought by some as a bunch of barbarians contesting in a steel cage is now regarded by most people as a legitimate sport. This has been partly due to the appreciation of the fighters with regards to their skill sets in various disciplines of mixed martial arts.
At this moment in time, the UFC has set its mark in the realm of generic sports, and it is now on course for global recognition on a massive scale.
That said, 2012 is just one of those years that will lead the way to a prosperous future for the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Here are the reasons.