Workplace romances aren't anything new. Simply take a look at just about any occupation known to humankind and one will almost certainly find a few co-workers canoodling. This is particularly true for occupations that are a bit out of the ordinary —like cage fighting, for instance.
Who would better understand the trials and tribulations associated with fighting another human inside a cage, than a person who also competes in mixed martial arts? This is one of the reasons that so many MMA stars end up dating fellow fighters.
Over the years, there have been several couples that have found success while involved in a high-profile MMA romance. However, one thing fans have yet to see is duo hold titles simultaneously, while competing for a major promotion. That being said, there are several pairs who have a chance to make history by becoming the first.
With that in mind, it's time to take a look at 5 MMA couples. All of these romantically linked standouts have, at the very least, an outside chance of holding world titles for a major promotion at the same time.
From 1999-2003 Jacques performed on the Florida independent pro wrestling circuit. He also has an amateur wrestling background and currently holds a certification in Krav Maga. Jacques graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2003, with a bachelor's degree in Political Science. He currently resides in Chicago, Illinois. Follow him on twitter @goodeals79.