He may have been dethroned, but two-time champion Royce Gracie isn't going down without a fight. With this release, fans can be there to witness each and every devastating body blow and cheer Cracie on as he fights his way back to the top in a UFC release that delivers all of the hard-hitting action fight fans have come to expect. Of course Gracie isn't the only brawler looking to make a name for himself in the UFC, and as a series of other master fighters step into the ring, fans will witness some of the most brutal fighting ever captured on camera.
Closed Caption; Hall of fame interview: Dan Severn; Sherdog.com interview: UFC 4 retrospective; Fight selections; Interactive menus
Ultimate Fighting Championship 4 comes to us from Tulsa, Oklahoma on December 16th, 1994. Royce Gracie is back, along with UFC 3 winner, Steve Jennum,and also the debut of wrestling machine Dan Severn. Once again, 8 fighters take to the Octagon to test their mixed martial arts disciplines against each other. The " No Rules" approach is once again on display as we see hair pulling and painful-to-watch groin shots in the Joe Son vs Keith Hackney fight. The final fight is a 16 minute test of wills between Gracie and newcomer Severn. First Round Matchups: 1. 51yr old Ron Van Clief (Karate) vs Royce Gracie (Jiu-Jitsu) 2. Joe Son (Josondo) vs Keith Hackney (Kempo Karate) 3. Melton Bowen (Boxing) vs Steve Jennum (Ninjitsu) 4. Anthony Macias (Muy Thai) vs Dan Severn (Wrestling) After the semi-final matchups, there is a Qualifying match, with the winner advancing to UFC 5. It is between Jason Fairn (Jiu-Jitsu) and Guy Mezger (Kickboxing). Mezger wins his debut, and we would see him later at UFC and Pride events. The Special Features of the DVD features a Hall of Fame Interview with Dan Severn, and then a breakdown of the fights by MMA writer Josh Gross. UFC featured a great night of fights, with the debut of future phenom Dan Severn, and the fighting spirit of Royce Gracie.