Olivier Busquet and JC Alvardo agreed to a MMA fight in September 2015. Alvardo, who has been training Jiu-jitsu on and off since 2011, put up $150,000 while Busquet, the larger of the who but with no formal martial arts training, risked $120,000.
Earlier this year some of you might have heard about a potential MMA fight between Sorel Mizzi and Luke Schwartz. Well, Schwartz ended up backing down from the challenge, claiming that he didn't have the time and effort to make the fight happen.
Terrence Chan, 31, has won PokerStars' Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) two times and has had a very successful online poker career in general. Apart from being a good poker, Chan's also good at Kick Boxing and Brazilian JiuJitsu, two sports that he has practiced for many years. In fact, his interest for martial arts have overshaded poker recently and last year he became a MMA-fighter and had his first fight, which he won on technical knockout.