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Take a look back at the pivotal Forrest Griffin-Stephan Bonnar fight from the first TUF finale

Maggie Hendricks
Cagewriter

By now, you have heard of the important bout between Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar at the first "The Ultimate Fighter" finale. It was on April 9, 2005, and happened at a time when the UFC needed a big win to keep going. The fight was fun, exciting and neither fighter gave up for even a second. It won the UFC many fans when paying customers was what the promotion needed most.

Now, eight years later, Griffin and Bonnar are retiring after long careers with the UFC. The promotion now has a network television deal after moving on from Spike. Bonnar and Griffin will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame this week, so they're inviting a look back to the fight that meant so much. Is it how you remembered?

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