The UFC has become one of the fastest growing sports organizations in the world.
With top-tier talent, promotable champions, unlimited PPV events and the appetite for more, the company's efforts over the past five years has made mixed martial arts relevant among American sports.
This popularity has directly trickled down to the fighters themselves.
However, based on their backgrounds, will to succeed, sheer knowledge and the universal appeal to make it happen, can the UFC's top fighters ever translate their Octagon dominance into the harsh world of politics?
Possibly. And even though this is completely hypothetical, here's how they would stack up.