Mixed martial arts has grown to such a massive extent that an elite few are now considered mainstream superstars. Many are well known and popular within the sport, but there are those who gain recognition in all walks of life.
Ronda Rousey is perhaps the most mainstream of all UFC stars today
As a result, people tend to take a bit of a deeper look in to the live of these new age warriors, and it often leads to awesome results. Today we take a delve in to the early years of today’s UFC superstars and legends, and we hope you enjoy it.
Five pictures of UFC Fighters Before They Were Famous
First up we have this classic snapshot of UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. The right hand photo was taken while ‘The Notorious’ was just a school boy, showing he’s worn a suit and tie pretty much all his life.
The brazen Irishman will face Nate Diaz at UFC 200 in a rematch of their UFC 196 welterweight thriller.