When Shanon Slack first met Dominick Cruz, he was asked to make a phone call.
Cruz discovered that Slack, through wrestling connections, knew Henry
Cejudo, who in 2008 had been a 55-kilogram Olympic gold medalist
wrestler. Slack placed a call to Cejudo's brother and put them
Cruz was looking for wrestling help, but Cejudo knew something the future UFC didn't. The guy that made the phone call was every bit as capable of helping as the guy than won the medal.