The point of The Ultimate Fighting Championship was to determine which martial art was best of all. UFC 1 had eight talented fighters with skills that included boxing, kickboxing, kempo, wrestling, Brazilian Jiu Jitzu and even sumo wrestling.
These eight men put it all on the line to represent their respective craft, but in the end Brazilian Jiu Jitzu practitioner Royce Gracie proved that his takedowns and submission skills were too much for anybody in the field. And so, two things were born: The aura of Gracie Jiu Jitzu and the legend that is Royce Gracie.
But now—almost twenty years later—is Brazilian Jiu Jitzu the top martial art, or has it been surpassed?