Mixed martial arts is one of the fastest growing sports in the world and athletes from all over the world participate in the sports’ top promotions, so naturally there have been cries to have MMA added to the Olympics.
After all, handball, table tennis, trampoline and synchronized swimming are among some of the sports that get to shine on the world’s biggest stage.
Now, there is another big name celebrity sharing his thoughts on mixed martial arts joining the Olympics.
Enter Kevin Costner.
Costner was spotted by TMZ Sports and asked his thoughts on the sport. Costner stated his belief that MMA has “established itself as one of the greatest sports out there” and that “it’s where the real tough guys exist.”
Check out his thoughts below:
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