It was over much more quickly than expected. And there is probably a good argument to be made that the fight was stopped too early.
Sara McMann didn’t argue the stoppage. Ronda looked happy. I’m sure Dana was happy.
Check out Ronda Rousey’s liver shot TKO on Sara McMann. (GIF via @ZProphetMMA)
Photo via Sherdog
It’s a show that scarily lacks star power, but it does include one of the biggest stars on the roster in Ronda Rousey. But you lose Rashad Evans and replace him with no-name Pat Cummins, which is a cool story for the hardcore fans, but they were probably buying the show already. And they’re also more pessimistic when it comes to Rocky-type stories anyway. Continue reading
As I mentioned, in 2014, we’re going to keep track of our picks for most of the UFC main card fights. In addition to the FGB crew, included in our picks will be John LaRocca, president of Premier Wrestling, Heidi Fang from MMA Fight Corner, and Alex Goff from Online World Of Wrestling.
Here’s how we’re doing so far:
Here’s our UFC 170 preview: Continue reading
With no Prime Time to hype fights anymore, it’s up to the countdown show to hype UFC 170. It’s a shame too because Ronda Rousey vs. Sara McMann is the best women’s MMA fight out there from a style standpoint. I know that people want to see Cyborg vs. Ronda more and I’ll give them that. But from a credentials standpoint, this is two Olympic champions (who haven’t been busted for steroids) facing off for the very first time. Continue reading