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The Interconnectedness Of Women’s Pro Wrestling And MMA

The women of wrestling

The women of wrestling

Both the women of professional wrestling (see WWE’s rebranding of female talent as “Superstars as opposed to “Divas”) and mixed martial arts (the popularity of Ronda Rousey) are experiencing unprecedented new levels of popularity.

The thing is, the gals of wrestling and MMA have sort of helped each other get there along the way.

Sarah explained why in a story for Fightland which can be found here.

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What Happened At Invicta 11

Alexa Grasso and magnificently bearded ref Mike Beltran.

Alexa Grasso and magnificently bearded ref Mike Beltran.

Part one of the biggest weekend in women’s mixed martial arts history was the Invicta 11 fight card in Los Angeles.

Sarah recapped the bouts, including Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino’s dominating victory, for Fightland in addition to kepting track of referee Mike Beltran’s magical beard.

To read about Cyborg’s victory and more, click here.

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