Last weekend in front of Jerry "The King" Lawler's Hall of Fame Bar & Grille on Beale Street, UFC president Dana White was involved in a professional wrestling match for the first time ever. White’s debut in the squared circle was another historic wrestling moment in city know for its wrestling history.
Here are five facts about the UFC boss's "Beale Street Brawl":
1) White was in the corner of Derrick King and Matt Serra in a tag match featuring one wrester and one MMA fighter on each team and one WWE Hall of Famer as a special enforcer outside the ring.
the guy could have main evented WrestleMania, but he's doing an indie in Memphis. https://t.co/ZgXrM1WWM3— Dave Meltzer (@davemeltzerWON) June 16, 2018
Hey, hey, HEY - what is going on here? As if the night couldn’t get any bigger - I finally had the chance to meet @mrbelding. I’m a HUGE fan of his & Saved by the Bell! He threatened me with detention... but punched me instead! 🖐🌟 pic.twitter.com/zGutYAea17— Dustin Starr (@DustinStarr) June 16, 2018