VIDEO | Neil deGrasse Tyson shows off wrestling moves against Matt Serra

Ready for the best :50 seconds of your life? Neil deGrasse Tyson wrestling Matt Serra ⬇️ #UFCUnfiltered

Posted by UFC on Monday, May 22, 2017

Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is one of the most well-known, and respected, men in the science community. Thanks to his brilliant work, deGrasse Tyson has also managed to become somewhat of a pop culture icon due to moments such as his hip hop diss track aimed at B.o.B. for stating that the world was flat.

What many don’t know about Tyson is that he actually wrestled in high school, and was even the captain of his high school wrestling team. In the video above, you can watch as deGrasse Tyson demonstrates a move on former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra in a video the UFC posted to their social media.

Check it out above!

This article first appeared on BJPenn.com on 5/23/2017.