5 UFC Fighters Who Have Competed in Professional Boxing

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MMA-Boxing Crossover is not a new thing in the world of combat sports.

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Many UFC fighters have tried their hands in boxing.

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Here are 5 UFC fighters who have competed in pro boxing-

 Anderson Silva

Anderson Silva debuted in boxing in 1998, following his MMA debut in 1997.

He scored a TKO win against Julio Cesar de Jesus in 2005.

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Conor McGregor

McGregor went against Floyd Mayweather in 2017. Though he lost the bout, the notorious made a good impact sharing the ring with the boxer.

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Holly Holm Holm was crowned the champion in three different weight divisions, in her 11-year long boxing career.

Holm shocked the world by knocking out Rousey shortly after entering UFC in 2015.


Art Jimmerson

Jimmerson is one of the pioneers of boxing-MMA transitions. He made his MMA debut in 1993 and was defeated by Royce Gracie in the first fight.


Fabio Maldonado Fabio Maldonado made his boxing debut in 2002. He signed with UFC in 2010 before being released in the subsequent years and going back to boxing.