The history of the UFC Octagon

Have you ever wondered why the UFC cage is the shape of an octagon? It's because of Chuck Norris

Inspiration for the UFC cage

Co-creator Jason Cusson said he was inspired by Norris' movie.

Producer Greg Harrison  however, disagrees.

According to him, the octagon was created based on his sketches.

Here's another of his sketches

Here is the original design of the cage with the mascot.

However, people such as Greg Patschull and John Milius also claim credit for the original desing.

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