Mixed martial arts (MMA) has been growing in popularity over the past 30 years. A full-contact combat sport that takes inspiration from many traditional martial arts, the first U.S league was founded in the early 1980s.

This infographic from Worldwide Sport Supply looks at some of the most recognizable wrestlers that have made the switch from wrestling to MMA. With greats such as Brock Lesnar, Henry Cejudo, and Yoel Romero succeeding in MMA, it’s easy to see why this sport keeps increasing in popularity.

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