Ever want to see an Octagon put together?

Ever want to see an Octagon put together?

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A lot has changed since UFC 1, but one thing remains the same - the iconic Octagon.

The UFC recently constructed an Octagon at ESPN's headquarters in Bristol, Conn, ahead of UFC 175. UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman, who will be fighting challenger Lyoto Machida, then stepped into the cage with SportsCenter anchor and MMA practitioner Stuart Scott and UFC lightweight and ESPN MMA analyst Gil Melendez to film a series of segments.

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ESPN released a time lapse of the Octagon being constructed, so if ever you wanted to see what it looks like from the inside...

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How long did it take?