With tattoos becoming increasingly more popular, it’s no surprise that nearly every mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter comes to the cage with some form of ink on his body.
Fighters’ bodies are on display much more than your average human being, and their skin has become the canvas for some truly wild, unique, and entertaining artwork that tells the stories of their struggle to get to the top levels of the fight game in the UFC.
But there are also some tattoos that simply inspire a cringe upon first glance, leaving fight fans everywhere to wonder what that certain athlete might have been thinking when they sat down into the artist’s chair that day. There are many, many horrific tattoos in the world of MMA.
Let’s take a look at the five worst: