As UFC 121 approaches, the main card is stacked with top tier fighters... and wrestlers.
From the three main promoted fights, Brock Lesnar, Cain Velasquez, Tito Ortiz, Matt Hamill and Jake Shields all have strong wrestling backgrounds. While not all were NCAA Champions like Lesnar, they all bring the same style background that has proven to be one of the most successful when it comes to transitioning to MMA: wrestling.
While some have tried and failed, many wrestlers have also succeeded admirably in both their wrestling pedigree and in MMA. I give you Brock Lesnar and the top 10 NCAA Champion wrestlers in MMA.