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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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  • Men's World Cup: Netherlands
  • Men's Commonwealth Games: Australia
  • Men's Champions Trophy: Netherlands
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Mixed martial artsEdit

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 N/A   New Orleans, Louisiana, US 4,600 N/A 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 N/A   Yokohama, Japan N/A N/A Event featured six MMA bouts and two kickboxing bouts.
May 15 UFC 17: Redemption N/A   Mobile, Alabama, US N/A N/A 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 N/A   Tokyo, Japan N/A N/A N/A
October 11 Pride 4 N/A   Tokyo, Japan N/A N/A N/A
October 16 UFC Brazil: Ultimate Brazil UFC 17.5   São Paulo, Brazil N/A N/A This event caused controversy due to the fact that the Brazilian flag was wrongly represented on the promotional material.

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  • Men's World Championship: Italy
  • Women's World Championship: Cuba

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  • Men's World Championship: Spain
  • Women's World Championship: Italy

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