The crossover between MMA and wrestling has dated back years with the likes of Ken Shamrock and Dan Severn helping bring the two worlds together on a larger level.
Lilian Garcia is not a crossover name you hear about often, but after spending years as a WWE ring announcer, she's working for Professional Fighters League. Speaking to The Sun, Lilian gave two names she believes would have succeeded in MMA.
"I'd think someone like AJ Styles or Jeff Hardy maybe could have done something. It's their athleticism, they've both had such long careers, physically they have an ability to withstand it night after night. So, having them do something like MMA, and then add their personalities, I could definitely have seen that," she said.
Mick Foley was famous for taking an absurd amount of pain and Garcia revealed that he told her he couldn't compete.
"I remember inviting Mick Foley, he came and sat with me a couple times cageside and we were in New York and he was so into it. He said, 'I could never be an MMA fighter'. He sees the intensity of that world and how amazing these athletes are," she recalled.
Pro Fighters League returns on April 23 with a new season.
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