1998 in sports

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1998 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

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  • Curling makes its Winter Olympics debut:
    • Men's Gold: Switzerland wins 9–3 over Canada
    • Women's Gold: Canada wins 7–5 over Denmark

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The following is a list of major noteworthy MMA events during 1998 in chronological order.

Date Event Alternate Name/s Location Attendance PPV Buyrate Notes
March 13 UFC 16: Battle in the Bayou   New Orleans, Louisiana, US 4,600 This event featured the first ever UFC lightweight tournament. As well as a middleweight championship bout. And a heavyweight and middleweight superfights.
March 15 Pride 2   Yokohama, Japan Event featured six MMA bouts and two kickboxing bouts.
May 15 UFC 17: Redemption   Mobile, Alabama, US This event was the last UFC event aside from UFC 23, to feature the "tournament" style format. This event featured a four-man middleweight tournament. As well as three heavyweight superfights.
June 24 Pride 3   Tokyo, Japan
October 11 Pride 4   Tokyo, Japan
October 16 UFC Brazil: Ultimate Brazil UFC 17.5   São Paulo, Brazil This event caused controversy due to the fact that the Brazilian flag was wrongly represented on the promotional material.

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Grand Slam in tennis men's results:

Grand Slam in tennis women's results:

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  1. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 4 January 2022.
  2. ^ "Our Games | Commonwealth Games Federation". thecgf.com. Archived from the original on 4 January 2022. Retrieved 4 January 2022.