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Ronda Rousey And Martial Arts’ Influence On Pro Wrestling

Ronda Rousey, professional wrestle-pointer

Ronda Rousey, professional wrestle-pointer

Ronda Rousey’s appearance at Wrestlemania this weekend is going to be a very big deal.

It’s also the latest in a very long line of links between martial arts and pro wrestling.

Sarah wrote about this phenomenon for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

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Ronda Rousey’s Complicated Entry Into The WWE

Ronda Rousey is a professional wrestler now

Ronda Rousey is a professional wrestler now

Rowdy Ronda Rousey has become a professional wrestler and joined the WWE.

This has lightning shocked wrestling fans with very similarly complicated feelings to the ones mixed martial arts fans felt when Rousey was on top of that sport.

Sarah unpacked these complicated feelings in a column for Vice Sports.

To read it go here.

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Amanda Nunes’ Classy Apology

Amanda Nunes

Amanda Nunes

After UFC women’s bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes beat Ronda Rousey in the ring she also did some verbal beating on the former champ as well, suggesting that Rousey retire.

Nunes now figures what she said was uncool and has formally apologized for it.

In an age where McGregor Mouth™ is the default for most pro fighters this marks a welcome dignified switch up.

Sarah wrote about it for Fightland.

To read it click here.

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Ronda Rousey’s Complex Legacy

Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey

When Ronda Rousey lost her recent comeback fight to Amanda Nunes it provided some solid ammunition for her haters.

The thing is, being simply pro- or anti-Rousey doesn’t quite cut it.

She’s a complicated individual and people in her sport need to analyze her legacy with a bit of depth.

Sarah wrote about this for Fightland.

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Ronda Rousey Returns For UFC 207

Nunes vs. Rousey

Nunes vs. Rousey

Since high-profile UFC fighter Ronda Rousey lost her bantamweight title to Holly Holm last November that division has been in topsy-turvy level chaos.

After that, Holm immediately lost her belt to Meisha Tate.

And after that, Tate lost her belt to Amanda Nunes.

Which made for four champs in just over a year.

Now, Rousey is back from her self-imposed sabbatical and will fight Nunes at UFC 207 to reclaim her title.

Sarah wrote about this drama for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read it click here.

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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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Ronda Rousey Signs Lifetime Movie Deal

Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey has signed a three-film deal with the Lifetime Network to “bring stories that reflect her passions about empowerment to the screen.”

We’re not sure what that means, but Sarah wrote about its relative merits for Fightland.

To read the story go here.

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