The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues to roll out episodes of its hit documentary series “UFC 25 Years in Short.” The series — which received a Sports Emmy Award nomination in the “Outstanding Edited Sports Special or Series” category — first premiered in 2018.
The latest of the documentaries to be released to YouTube is titled TESTED: The Story of the UFC Anti-Doping Program with USADA.
In TESTED: The Story of the UFC Anti-Doping Program with USADA, we learn about what into the making of the UFC’s anti-doping program with the United States Anti-Doping Agency in an effort to clean up the sport of mixed martial arts.
“‘UFC 25 Years in Short’ premiered on UFC Fight Pass in fall of 2018, so the time is right to showcase it to a new audience,” UFC senior vice president of production and programming Chris Kartzmark stated.
You can watch the full documentary below.
In 2015, UFC launched its anti-doping program with USADA, heralded as the most comprehensive program in pro sports.
Originally released on UFC FIGHT PASS, UFC 25 Years in Short is a 25-part documentary series celebrating the UFC silver anniversary. This compilation of short films presents 25 captivating UFC stories, one for each year of existence, and every piece stands alone as an independent feature. Viewed as a whole, these films form a larger, mosaic narrative of the UFC’s amazing evolution, fascinating characters and lasting influence.
Here are some of the additional documentaries that have been released in recent weeks, including the story of UFC Hall of Famer and former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin and the recovery of another Hall of Famer, Matt Hughes, who was involved in a near-fatal accident when his truck was struck by a train. You can also see a behind-the-scenes look at what it took to get mixed martial arts legalized in the state of New York.