Forrest Griffin has several accolades under his fighting belt. He is known to be the original winner of the Ultimate Fighter.
He is also known to be the heavyweight champion in the light heavyweight category of UFC. He is now past his active fighting career. Having hung up his fighting gloves, he is known to be working in MMA promotions in many ways. He being chosen to be an ambassador for MMA makes sense on different levels. For instance, he was known to be a gregarious fighter in his heydays.
That was his reputation in the Octagon. People were punched out of him, which was a passion for him in his fighting days. After retiring from the fighting arena, he has not given up his association with the game. He helps out new fighters who move into combat fighting. He even surprises fans at different UFC events. The Buffalo Wild Wings is one of the programs that he is associated with these days.