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Judo Star Kayla Harrison Takes Up MMA

Kayla Harrison

Kayla Harrison

Judo star and (to some) “the next Ronda Rousey” Kayla Harrison has decided to pursue a career in mixed martial arts.

Harrison’s decision to enter the world of MMA was not without misgivings.

Sarah wrote about her for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

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Why Kayla Harrison May Not Be The Next Ronda Rousey

Kayla Harrison

Kayla Harrison

When U.S. judo fighter Kayla Harrison won the gold medal at this year’s Olympics there were a number of publications who were quick to suggest that she could be the next Ronda Rousey — a decorated judo competitor who transitioned to mixed martial arts.

Harrison isn’t quite sold on the idea, though, and she’s got some good reasons why.

Sarah wrote about them for Fightland.

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