Namajunas is being overlooked in this fight, but she offers a change of pace Jedrzejczyk has not seen often.
With Karolina Kowalkiewicz's victory over Rose Namajunas, another twist has been added to the increasingly intriguing saga of the women's strawweight division.
The idea that one woman would, somehow, embody the sport in its entirety, and thus bring women’s MMA into the mainstream has been around since the 90s. But what happens when that woman is no longer the champion?
Are Cyborg's detractors really that concerned about a four and a half year old positive test? Or is it just a cover for that time old tradition of body-shaming women in sports?
In celebration of the WWE's newly named Women's Championship and its less ridiculous-looking new belt, we take a look at women's MMA and women's wrestling's parallel and sometimes symbiotic paths to success and respectability.
Earlier this month, we reported that the UFC was “actively exploring” letting Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino into the UFC. For years, the best female fighter in the world has been left out of the big league, fighting for Stikeforce, Invicta, and picking up Muay...
If it does, the golden age of WMMA can truly begin.
In the face of one of the most undervalued reigns in UFC history, she has demonstrated some of the most solid championship material we’ve seen in a very long time.
Has the Ronda Rousey backlash changed the way that female martial artists conduct themselves in the press? We take a look at recent interviews with Sara McMann and Holly Holm to see what has changed.