Several MMA athletes have crossed over to Hollywood, including Randy Couture, Gina Carano, and Ronda Rousey. But could a Hollywood actor transition into MMA? If anyone could do it, the UFC's Cung Le believes Channing Tatum would have the best chance:
"Channing would actually have the best chances out there of anyone else," Le told FOX Sports on Wednesday.
Van Damme is a black belt in shotokan, Li is a master of wushu and Dwayne Johnson is a longtime pro wrestler. Tatum? His athletic background ends at one year of college football as a linebacker.
Still, Le believes he would be the most qualified. The two have trained together before and the Le, an action-film star himself, is impressed with his friend's natural ability.
"He's strong, he's physical and he's not scared at all," said Le, who worked with Tatum in the 2009 movie "Fighting." "If he would dedicate as much time as he did in the movies [on MMA], he would do fine."
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