Olympians in the Octagon

by Site Admin ~ February 11th, 2013

The UFC has had a long history with Olympians. Dating as far back as UFC 3: The American Dream, many of the world’s greatest amateur athletes who either competed, medaled, or served as an alternate in the pre-eminent athletic competition later made the transition to the cage. The results have been mixed, but each former Olympian has lent legitimacy to the Octagon and the sport of MMA it serves. With UFC 170’s main and co-main event featuring three former members of Team USA in Ronda Rousey, Sara McMann, and Daniel Cormier, here’s a list of some of the international elite who made the transitio … Read the Full Article Here
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