We were there – Shayna Baszler’s pro wrestling debut.
Ever since The Ultimate Fighter season with Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate ended, Rousey, Shayna Baszler, Jessamyn Duke, and Marina Shafir (Rousey’s best friend) have become the new fearsome foursome. But it was Baszler, a huge wrestling fan, whose influence has culminated into the group being named the Four Horsewomen. Continue reading
Episode 6 of the Ultimate Fighter featured the best fight of the season. Jessamyn Duke vs. Raquel Pennington was a hotly contested back and forth battle and some people are calling it the female version of Stephan Bonnar vs. Forrest Griffin. I wouldn’t go that far, but it was a really good display of stand-up fighting. Both women took major punishment and kept fighting.
The UFC has put it on YouTube. Check it out. Continue reading
The fight for this show is Jessamyn Duke vs. Raquel Pennington. Supposedly, Dana White bought tickets for both women to watch Floyd Mayweather take on Canelo Alvarez a few weeks ago because their fight was so good.
Juliana decided to makeover Sarah and Raquel. Raquel talked about coming out as a lesbian and having a girlfriend. Her mother didn’t approve and her relationship with her mother was strained because of it. She only wanted her support. Continue reading
Is it TUF season again already? I will do my best blogging the draft episode as this show moves pretty fast. I’m pretty excited both to see Ronda and Miesha, but also because it will be a cool dynamic to see men and women in the same house.
Let’s get started with the TUF episode 1 recap.
Ronda comes into the gym and Miesha joins her. Ronda doesn’t understand why Miesha is on the show. Miesha won’t tell her why and tells her to talk to Dana and Ronda immediately starts to get frustrated. Dana tells them both that Cat Zingano hurt herself and was in surgery and Ronda exclaimed relief. She thought she was losing her spot or something.
1. Jessamyn Duke vs. Laura Howarth
Duke and Howarth both rolled around on the ground, but Duke sunk in a triangle to submit her late in the first round. She has long legs and tapped her out.
Winner: Duke via submission Continue reading