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A new chapter of women’s history in the world of sports was written this past weekend. For the first time ever, a fight between two women was the main attraction at the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The fight was between bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey and challenger Liz Carmouche (AKA the Girlilla). These women are real Amazons; Ronda Rousey has a background in Judo and is an bona fide Olympian, while the “Girlilla” has had special martial arts training from the Marines. Read More
Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche will make history on February 23, when they square off against each other at UFC 157 for the title of women’s bantamweight champion. Never before has the Ultimate Fighting Championship set up a match between two women, and these contenders are particularly formidable.  Rousey, the favorite to win, is a world champion in judo and a force to be reckoned with in mixed martial arts. With her signature fighting move, the armbar, she’s forced all six of her pro MMA opponents to throw in their proverbial towels. Read More