1995 in sports

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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

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 United States 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 United States 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 United States Buffalo, New York, US 9,000 190,000 N/A
December 16 The Ultimate Ultimate Ultimate Ultimate 1995
UFC 7.5
United States 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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