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1995 In Sports

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1995 In Sports

1995 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports: 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s
Years: 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998


  • Alpine skiing 1
  • American football 2
  • Association football 3
  • Australian rules football 4
  • Baseball 5
  • Basketball 6
  • Boxing 7
  • Canadian football 8
  • Cricket 9
  • Cycling 10
  • Dogsled racing 11
  • Field hockey 12
  • Figure skating 13
  • Gaelic Athletic Association 14
  • Golf 15
  • Harness racing 16
  • Horse racing 17
  • Ice hockey 18
  • Lacrosse 19
  • Mixed martial arts 20
  • Motor racing 21
  • Radiosport 22
  • Rugby league 23
  • Rugby union 24
  • Snooker 25
  • Swimming 26
  • Taekwondo 27
  • Tennis 28
  • Volleyball 29
  • Water polo 30
  • Yacht racing 31
  • Multi-sport event 32
  • Awards 33
  • References 34

Alpine skiing

American football

Association football

Australian rules football




Canadian football



Dogsled racing

Field hockey

  • Men's Champions Trophy: Germany
  • Women's Champions Trophy: Australia
  • Men's European Nations Cup: Germany
  • Women's European Nations Cup: Netherlands

Figure skating

Gaelic Athletic Association


Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing

Horse racing


Flat races

Ice hockey


Mixed martial arts

The following is a list of major noteworthy MMA events during 1995 in chronological order.

It should be noted that before 1997, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was considered the only major MMA organization in the world and featured much fewer rules then are used in modern MMA.

Date Event Alternate Name/s Location Attendance PPV Buyrate Notes
April 7 UFC 5: The Return of the Beast N/A Charlotte, North Carolina, US 6,000 260,000 UFC rule change, introduction to a single 30 minute round. Introduction of superfights.

Rorion Gracie and Royce Gracie cut there involvement with the UFC following this event.

July 14 UFC 6: Clash of the Titans N/A Casper, Wyoming, US 2,700 240,000 UFC rule change, referee is given the authority to restart the fight. Introduction to additional 5 minute extension to 30 minute round. Introduction of superfight titles.
September 8 UFC 7: The Brawl in Buffalo N/A Buffalo, New York, US 9,000 190,000 N/A
December 16 The Ultimate Ultimate Ultimate Ultimate 1995
UFC 7.5
Denver, Colorado, US 2,800 N/A Time limits were redefined for this event. 15 minutes in quarterfinal fights, 18 minutes for semi-final fights, and 27 minutes with a possible 3 minute overtime for the final fight.

Motor racing


Rugby league

Rugby union






  • Men's World Cup: Italy
  • Men's European Championship: Italy
  • Women's World Cup: Cuba
  • Women's European Championship: Netherlands

Water polo

  • Men's World Cup: Hungary
  • Men's European Championship]: Italy
  • Women's European Championship: Italy

Yacht racing

Multi-sport events



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