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5 MMA Stars That Can Crossover to Pro Wrestling

There is a long history of UFC fighters entering the world of sports entertainment, specifically WWE.

Names such as Brock Lesnar, Ken Shamrock, Ronda Rousey, Matt Riddle and more have found great success in both mixed martial arts and professional wrestling, transitioning from combat sports to sports entertainment with relative ease.

Therefore, there is always a path available for UFC fighters to cross over to WWE should they wish. In recent years we have seen the likes of former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez cross over from the UFC to WWE to compete in a professional wrestling match.

But, who could be some of the next UFC fighters to make the jump from MMA to WWE? Let's take a closer look at 5 UFC stars that could transition to WWE.

5. Daniel Cormier

It's no secret that Daniel Cormier is a huge WWE fan. The UFC heavyweight fighter regularly posts his thoughts about WWE news and WWE pay per views on social media. Therefore, given his professional wrestling fandom, many members of the WWE Universe have assumed that a fighter with the name recognition and calibre of Daniel Cormier would be a natural fit in WWE once he decides to retire from the UFC.

WWE have even gone as far to have discussions with DC in the past about a future role with the promotion. Triple H has even gone as far to openly discuss the conversations he has had with Cormier, as well as potential positions that the former UFC light heavyweight Champion could hold with WWE.


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