When former UFC champ Ronda Rousey lost her belt recently to Holly Holm there was an ugly backlash that had little to do with scrutiny about her actual performance in the fight.
Part old fashioned sexism, part schadenfreude, part kill-your-idols, once Rousey lost the knives came out.
It has not been a good for those holding the blades. It has also been a cautionary tale for other female fighters.
Sarah explained why in a piece for Fightland.
To read it go here.