Josh Koscheck and Bobby Southworth dousing a sleeping Chris Leben with water had a profound impact on Nick Newell.
Maybe not that specific infamous incident, but the totality of season one of "The Ultimate Fighter" certainly did. The reality show was his window into a world he didn't know existed: mixed martial arts.
Fast-forward to present day. Newell lists "fighter" as his occupation and is an undefeated, ascending lightweight prospect.