Found August 18, 2012 on NESN.com:
PLAYERS: Sarah Kaufman
Ronda Rousey is tough, candid and a little bit scary. There's not a lot of people that would enjoy stepping into the cage with Rousey, especially when the MMA champ is as focused as she is for her upcoming fight with Sarah Kaufman. The actual match will go down in San Diego on Saturday night, but the fighting words are already out in the open, with Rousey making some rather terrifying comments during the pre-fight news conference. "I always fight the same regardless of the situation...I respect Sarah as an opponent and I've trained harder for this fight than for...
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