MMA Pioneers From Last UFC Event in Japan Look Back on Strange Times in a Strange Land

How long has it been since the UFC held an event in Japan? Put it this way: the last time the Octagon was erected in the Land of the Rising Sun, Dana White had hair, Semaphore Entertainment Group [SEG] had ownership of the UFC, and Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz had something resembling a friendship. So says Ortiz, anyway. The former UFC light heavyweight champ told MMA Fighting this week that, back when he defended his title against Yuki Kondo at UFC 29 in Tokyo in December of 2000, me and Lidde…

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