Dan Severn and Ken Shamrock (Photo credit: Yahoo! Sports)
Motor City Madness - May 17, 1996 - Detroit - Cobo Arena
UFC 9 featured a grudge match between UFC Superfight Champion Ken Shamrock and Dan Severn, who got a huge ovation from his hometown fans at the Cobo Arena.
Don “The Dragon”
spoke with Shamrock, who said the fight would be a good chess match. Well, most of the fight looked like a chess match played by toddlers who don’t know how the
Don’t skip ahead to the main event, now! We have five other bouts on tap first. The UFC scrapped the tournament format for the first time, although it came right back for UFC 10.
Before the PPV, Steve Neimark beat Tai Bowden when the doctor stopped the fight at 7:25.