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Ultimate Fighting Championship

By gossyboy
Something very different.

Last December while in Vegas I was (according to some) lucky enough to get tickets to the Ultimate Fighting Championship Tuff 6 season finale. Not everyones cup of tea, I know, but I really enjoy it.

Although cameras are not really allowed, a blind eye is turned to small compacts being used.
I managed to grab this shot at the end of the main bout.
In the photo you can see Matt Dansig on the left (the winner) and Tommy Steer on the right (who through a process of Elimination, didn't win!)
On the back row are the massive UFC personalities (from left to right) Bruce Buffer, Dana White (the UFC president) and Matt Hughes.

I'm really pleased with the shot as it was taken from long range with a Kodak 4meg compact and the timing of catching that "The winner is" moment, was spot on.

Tags: Photo journalism White General Fighting Championship Vegas Ultimate Cage Fighters Ufc Dana Sports and action

Voters: cantona43, MRSbiscuit60, dawnmichelle and 4 more

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cantona43 Plus
12 925 4 England
15 Jun 2008 9:27AM
wonderful capture under the circumstances, my fav UFC fighter in there too Matt Hughes

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MRSbiscuit60 10 224 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2008 9:32AM
I was there and know the difficulty you had with this shot, well done, it's really clear.
dawnmichelle 10 12 United States
15 Jun 2008 3:22PM
looks like you captured the moment well
glyndwr 11 66 10 Wales
15 Jun 2008 7:10PM
Good capture, you caught the moment.


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