It was a hot July 6th, 1997 in Brazil when promoter Sergio Baterelli changed the world of fighting. With the ULTIMATE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP being turned into a regulated "sport" in the U.S., the I.V.C. (International Vale Tudo Championships) reigned supreme as the only "No Holds Barred" and bare-knuckle fighting promotion on the planet. IVC 1: "The Beginning" International Vale Tudo Championship "When We Say THERE ARE NO RULES...We Mean It!" ALL BAREKNUCKLE FIGHTS July 06 1997 Live On Brazil PPV Superfight: Dan Severn vs. Ebenezer Fontes Braga 8 Man Tournament: Gary Goodridge vs. Augusto Santos, Cal Worsham vs. Aluisio Neto, Brian Keck vs. The Pedro, John Napp vs. Andre Cardoso Alternate Fight: Edigio Costa vs. Lucio Carvalho
Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind.