The world of MMA is expanding, and different types of athletes are trying their hand at the popular sport. As good as MMA is for getting in shape, it is also a great way to gain notoriety and respect.
We have already seen a crossover into the MMA world when James Toney unsuccessfully challenged Randy Couture at UFC 118. Although that was a failure, that doesn't mean other athletes shouldn't attempt to professionally fight in MMA.
Here are five athletes that would be very intriguing if they had a fight in the UFC, as they are big names and possess unique skills.