Should WWE Raid the UFC for Talent?

Alfred KonuwaFeatured ColumnistMay 2, 2012

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Could a UFC invasion storyline work in the WWE?

Why not?

Sure, the invasion angle has been done to death in professional wrestling, and promotions who utilize this potent, high-maintenance tactic to sell pay-per-views tend to almost always screw them up. But the room for improvement and potential in an otherwise unimaginable invasion of the WWE makes it that much more compelling to the average wrestling fan. 

Given the built-in similarities between the UFC and the WWE, the threat of a hostile takeover from an all-MMA stable within the WWE makes sense from the get-go.

With Brock Lesnar already in the fold, mixed martial arts outsiders and admitted pro wrestling fans Tito Ortiz and Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal could join the former UFC heavyweight champion in their quest for combat sport dominance.

The argument over whether wrestling or MMA is better seems to date back to the days of the chicken or the egg, and it always provides a forum for impassioned debate. 

If the WWE is able to capitalize on subtle nuances necessary to make this storyline come off as believable, then big buyrates will be sure to follow.

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