MMA in the Olympics: 7 Olympians Who Should Transition to MMA

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MMA in the Olympics: 7 Olympians Who Should Transition to MMA
Kevin Jairaj-US PRESSWIRE

While not an Olympic sport, mixed martial arts has a surprisingly long history with the games.

Many of MMA's most prestigious athletes are former Olympic athletes such as Strikeforce heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, Strikeforce women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey and former Strikeforce and Pride champ Dan Henderson, just to name a few.

With the 2012 Games now upon us, there are a host of top level athletes who could make the transition to MMA.

Here are seven Olympians we'd like to see enter the cage.

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