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7 Most educated MMA fighters

Nishant Raj
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Rosi Sexton is a pure mathematician by qualification
Rosi Sexton is a pure mathematician by qualification

Academic education is something you'd rarely associate with someone who strikes and submits others for a living.

But there have been fighters who've forayed into academics prior to/post their careers inside the octagon. It's always noble to have something to fall back on, in case the MMA dream is cut short and education since aeons, has been considered consecratory.

Here are 7 of the most meritorious fighters in mixed martial arts history:


#1 Chael Sonnen

A real estate broker knows how to verbally sell!
A real estate broker knows how to verbally sell!

Arguably one of the most creative trash-talkers in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, you’d wonder where he gets all the fodder for the “verbal whelp” spurts? Turns out “The American Gangster” hails from a sales background.

Armed with a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology from the prestigious University of Oregon, Sonnen, worked in real estate brokerage prior to forging a career inside the octagon. He even tried to make his ingress into the world of politics!

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