1994 in sports

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1994 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional


Flat races

The following is a list of major noteworthy kickboxing events during 1994 in chronological order.

Before 2000, K-1 was considered the only major kickboxing promotion in the world.

Date Event Location Attendance Notes
March 4 K-1 Challenge   Tokyo, Japan 15,000
April 30 K-1 Grand Prix '94   Tokyo, Japan 11,000 Second K-1 World Grand Prix. Tournament features eight competitors, rather than sixteen like the year before.
May 8 K-2 Plus Tournament 1994   Amsterdam, Netherlands Features eight-man light heavyweight (76–79 kg/167-174 lbs) tournament. First K-1 event held outside Japan.
September 18 K-1 Revenge   Tokyo, Japan 14,000
December 10 K-1 Legend   Nagoya, Japan 9,550 First K-1 event to feature a mixed martial arts bout.

The following is a list of major noteworthy MMA events during 1994 in chronological order.

Before 1997, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was considered the only major MMA organization in the world and featured many fewer rules than are used in modern MMA.

Date Event Alternate Name/s Location Attendance PPV Buyrate Notes
March 11 UFC 2: No Way Out UFC 2
The Ultimate Fighting Championship 2
  Denver, Colorado, US 2,000 300,000 UFC rule change, time limits were dropped. Groin strikes became legal again, however still illegal to grab the genitals. Cage design was modified. The first and only sixteen-man tournament in UFC history.
September 9 UFC 3: The American Dream   Charlotte, North Carolina, US UFC rule change, referee is officially given the right to stop a fight. Kicking with shoes is banned, however this rule was quickly discarded.
December 16 UFC 4: Revenge of the Warriors   Tulsa, Oklahoma, US 5,857 UFC rule change, After tournament alternate Steve Jennum won UFC 3 by winning only one bout, alternates (replacements) were required to win a pre-tournament bout to qualify for the role of an alternate.

Multi-sport event


(see links, above, for individual medals)




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