Change over? Wrestling is a sport that attracts athletes from all over the sporting world. You will see various other kinds of athletes trying their hand at wrestling, with some of them having quite the levels of success. There are certain sports that tie in together with wrestling better than others, and now an athlete from one of those sports is in discussions about making a jump into the ring.

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UFC fighter Derrick Lewis revealed that he has been in talks about appearing in WWE. Lewis spoke about the talks during the UFC On ESPN 56 press conference, saying that the two sides have been talking for “a few months”. He also said that his finishing move would be something like Rikishi’s, as he liked taking his shorts down. There is no word on how far the talks have gone or what Lewis, 39, would be doing with WWE.

MMA fighters have had good luck in WWE. Check out some of their time there:

Opinion: Sure why not. I’m not sure if this would be some kind of crossover between WWE and UFC or a full time move for Lewis, but MMA fighters have done rather well in wrestling over the years so this very well could be a nice move for both sides. There have been some big surprises with stars making the jump and maybe Lewis can be added to the list, as he certainly has talent.

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