All the old knocks still apply. The Ultimate Fighting Championship is a corrupt, exploitative brand in a corrupt, exploitative sport. It functions in large part to enrich the egos and bank accounts of people lacking for neither, and it does so belligerently. At the moment it’s a business that may or may not be for sale
Holly Holm was never more valuable as a fighter than after her shock win over Ronda Rousey in November, and there would have been no more valuable fight in the history of women’s UFC than a rematch between the two. Both of those things are out the window now, after Holm was choked out by Miesha Tate on Saturday.
Holly Holm’s reign as UFC champion lasted one match after the boxing star that shocked the world by beating Ronda Rousey fell to challenger Miesha Tate at tonight’s pay-per-view event in Las Vegas in the longest women’s bantamweight title fight in UFC history.
Here is some very good MMA news:
Ronda Rousey, the UFC women’s bantamweight champion, is defending her title on Saturday night. She will win easily.
This promo video for the upcoming Miesha Tate vs. Ronda Rousey Strikeforce fight on Showtime is making the rounds today in MMA cyberdom. No, really, these two can fight. Rousey even won a bronze medal in judo in the Beijing Olympics.