Originally written on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 1/7/14
So many MLB players have been getting WWE championship belts as of late, but Bryce Harper decided to buck the trend. The Nationals superstar wanted a UFC championship belt - and the MMA kingpin was more than happy to oblige. I need to get a belt, everybody has WWE ones, I want a @UFC one! Anyway we can make that happen? @danawhite @joerogan @lorenzofertitta — Bryce Harper (@Bharper3407) January 4, 2014 @ufc that's a no brainier! I'll hit a homerun in BP with it on! — Bryce Harper (@Bharper3407) January 4, 2014 Sure enough, Harper (who lives in Las Vegas where the UFC is based) tweeted out the above picture of him working out while wearing his new belt. According to the UFC (via Big League Stew), Harper is the first athlete or celebrity to receive a belt from the company. Eat your heart out, Mike Trout. [Big League Stew] [follow]
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