By the time Bubba Jenkins won a collegiate national wrestling championship at Arizona State, he made it clear he would pursue an MMA career.
"After nationals when they asked me what I was going to do next, I said, 'I'm thinking about moving into MMA,'" Jenkins told MMAjunkie.com. "As soon as I said that, my phone started ringing."
His first recruitment took him to college wrestling. His second recruitment included gyms around the country asking him to join their ranks.