Several athletes from different sports have tried to make a name for themselves by stepping inside the octagon. Some succeeded while some failed. Regardless, here we take a look at 5 popular athletes from different sports who have tried UFC.
The WWE superstar and the former NFL athlete Brock Lesnar made his UFC debut on February 2, 2008. He managed to secure the UFC heavyweight title and now has a professional MMA record of 5-3-1.
Former IBA and WBF female light welterweight boxing champion, Holly Holm, made her UFC debut on February 28, 2015. She then claimed the UFC Women's Bantamweight title and now has a professional MMA record of 14-5.
The well-known WWE superstar CM Punk made his UFC debut on September 10, 2016. However, he failed miserably as he lost both fights he had in the UFC.
Brendan Schaub was a member of the Buffalo Bills practice squad in the NFL. He made his UFC debut on March 21, 2010. He is the winner of The Ultimate Fighter season 10 and now has a professional MMA record of 10-5.
The well-known NFL player, Greg Hardy, made his UFC debut on January 19, 2019. He now has a professional MMA record of 7-3-1.