It happens, and perhaps it can be tolerated and “appreciated” by hardcore fans, but that overzealous arm bar-to-a-90-degree-hyperextension executed by Ronda Rousey on Miesha Tate’s upper limb will cast more shadow on MMA’s drive to mainstream acceptance (whatever and wherever that is). Inside just one round in the Strikeforce main event earlier tonight, the two women fighters showed that their fighting skills are truly as beautiful as they way they look.
First there was Gina Carano, then came Miesha Tate and “Cyborg” Santos, but none of these pioneers in women’s MMA have risen to popularity like current Strikeforce women’s 135-pound champion Ronda Rousey. Rousey recently broke into ... Read Post
Good news for Team "Takedown." Although Miesha Tate lost the women's bantamweight championship to Ronda Rousey by way of submission (armbar) at last night's (March 3, 2012) Strikeforce event in Ohio, the damage done to her arm isn't... Read Post
Ronda Rousey silenced her legions of doubters in the world of MMA with a rousing victory over Miesha Tate to secure the Strikeforce women's bantamweight title on Saturday. True, "Rowdy" Ronda came into the fight as the heavy favorit... Read Post