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With our beloved Strikeforce champion Ronda Rousey now the official first ever UFC women’s champion and set to make her debut for Dana White’s dominant promotion on Feb. 26, more and more females are trying their hands at Mixed Martial Arts. Of course, this doesn’t come without its fair share of criticism and vitriol from fighting purists, as some people might view women fighters as boring compared to the men. And it doesn’t help that White admitted that there wouldn’t even be a women’s division in the UFC if it weren’t for Rousey being such a badass.“No other (female) fighters have what Rousey has,” he said. “She’s nasty. She’s mean. She’d actually fight a dude if that’s what it took to get in the UFC. She’d do it. … I’ve seen a lot of tough girls, but I haven’t seen a girl with the whole package until I met her.”Thanks to that nastiness and meanness, progress is being made and new female fighters are trying their hands and feet at ass-kicking in smaller promotions acro
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@ufc@DiazBrothers209 Nick Diaz vs GSP is on!
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