Yes, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fights are real. Fighters compete in a regulated octagon against each other using various techniques of martial arts, including boxing, kickboxing, wrestling, judo, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. MMA fighters have to abide by a set of rules regulated by the UFC’s official referee. Sneezes and other forms of intentional fouls are not tolerated in the sport. The outcome of the fights is determined by knockout, submission, decision, or disqualification.