UFC 8 featured a Superfight championship between Ken Shamrock and Kimo Leopoldo and an eight-man tournament. The event paired smaller fighter against larger fighters, thus giving the event the "David vs. Goliath" moniker.
The groundbreaking change in the traditional UFC format all started here! The elimination competition is replaced by six winner-take-all fights! Saving the best for last, witness The Superfight slugfest of past Superfight champion Ken Shamrock as he collides with UFC 5 and Ultimate winner Dan Severn!
For the first time ever, the UFC divided fighters into weight classes. UFC 12 featured a heavyweight (200lb and over) and lightweight (199lb and under) tournament alond with a superfight between Mark Coleman and Dan Severn.