WWE SmackDown Superstar Cameron Grimes is interested in stepping into the Octagon following the launch of TKO Group Holdings.
WWE’s merger with UFC was finalized this week with a ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange featuring names from WWE, UFC, and Endeavor.
Taking to Twitter, Grimes spoke about wanting to compete in the UFC.
I would like to fight in the UFC
— Cameron Grimes (@CGrimesWWE) September 13, 2023
Grimes was drafted to SmackDown as part of the 2023 and would debut on the May 12, SmackDown, defeating Baron Corbin in seconds.
Grimes’ most recent singles match on SmackDown saw the affluent Superstar lose to Austin Theory on the August 4, episode.
WWE SmackDown Superstar Cameron Grimes has expressed his interest in stepping into the Octagon and competing in the UFC. This comes after the recent merger between WWE and UFC, which was finalized with a ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange.
Grimes took to Twitter to share his desire to fight in the UFC, stating, “I would like to fight in the UFC.” This tweet has sparked speculation and excitement among fans who are eager to see the wrestler transition into mixed martial arts.
Grimes, who was drafted to SmackDown as part of the 2023 draft, made an impressive debut on May 12 by defeating Baron Corbin in a matter of seconds. However, his most recent singles match on SmackDown saw him lose to Austin Theory on the August 4 episode.
While Grimes has shown his skills and athleticism in the wrestling ring, it remains to be seen how he would fare in the world of MMA. Transitioning from professional wrestling to mixed martial arts is not uncommon, with several wrestlers successfully making the switch in the past.
If Grimes decides to pursue a career in the UFC, he will need to undergo intense training and preparation to adapt to the different fighting style and techniques required in MMA. This includes honing his striking, grappling, and submission skills, as well as improving his overall conditioning and endurance.
It is worth noting that not all professional wrestlers who transition into MMA find success. The two sports require different skill sets and strategies, and not everyone can excel in both. However, Grimes’ athleticism and determination may give him an advantage as he embarks on this new endeavor.
Fans will undoubtedly be keeping a close eye on Grimes’ journey and eagerly await any updates regarding his potential UFC debut. In the meantime, wrestling enthusiasts can stay up to date with all the latest news and updates on eWrestlingNews.com, as well as through their Twitter and Facebook pages.
While Grimes’ decision to pursue a career in the UFC may come as a surprise to some, it showcases his ambition and willingness to challenge himself in new ways. Whether he succeeds or not, his journey will undoubtedly be an exciting one to follow for both wrestling and MMA fans alike.