It’s the most intense mixed martial arts event in the world – The Ultimate Fighting Championship – featuring the toughest fighters testing their skills inside the ultimate proving ground, the Octagon. UFC29: Defense of the Belts provides an early showing for current UFC stars Chuck Liddell and Matt Hughes. Whilst a new era for the Ultimate Fighting Championship is launched by Zuffa with UFC30: The Battle On The Boardwalk, as Middleweight Champion Tito Ortiz faces off against undefeated Evan Tanner.
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From the Walkman to the bra, these are the innovations that have changed all of our lives. But what is number one on the list? The gadget: It's small enough to hold in your hands. It's mechanical or electronic and mass-produced. It's a personal item that evolves from novelty to necessity and ultimately shows its paradigm-shifting power. In this entertaining programme, a diverse panel of hand-picked experts join forces with HISTORY to rank the most influential inventions of the past 200 years and tell the surprising stories behind them.