UFC: UFC is the premier brand in combat sports and the driving force behind the sport of MMA.
MMA: An abbreviation for mixed martial arts, a combat sport in which athletes from different martial arts disciplines compete.
SUBMISSION: When an athlete taps out or verbally concedes the match due to pain, to avoid injury, to avoid being choked out or due to a desire to end the match.
TAP OUT: A method in which an athlete submits to his or her opponent by tapping the opponent, themselves, or the mat. Verbal tap outs are also allowed.