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The best women’s fight in UFC history will never happen
Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino vs. Ronda Rousey is quickly becoming the Pacquiao-Mayweather of the MMA world: the superfight everyone wants, but probably won’t get while the fighters are in their primes. The problem with setting up a Cyborg-Rousey fight is weight. For years, Rousey dominated the UFC’s 135-pound women’s bantamweight division while Justino destroyed everyone in her...
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These are the contenders tasked with saving women’s UFC
Amanda Nunes is the baddest woman on planet Earth, Holly Holm will probably be the first women’s featherweight titleholder in UFC history, and Ronda Rousey is done. Probably. That is to say nothing of Valentina Shevchenko’s continued improvement, Julianna Pena hitting her first road bump in the form of Shevchenko’s previously unheralded submission skills, and...
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Doctors blast ‘dangerous’ weight cutting in MMA
The controversy over weight cutting in combat sports continues to rumble on, with the UFC's Cris 'Cyborg' Justino the latest star to draw attention to the practice. Read Full Article at RT.com
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