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Ronda Rousey jumps from UFC to WWE

Ronda Rousey jumps from UFC to WWE

Austin Teegarden,
Contributor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

On Dec. 30, 2016, Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar Ronda Rousey had her last fight and lost. Before she lost her last match, fans had grown accustomed to seeing Rousey win all the time with a 14-2 record. All of her wins ended in the first round by knockout or submission with her signature...

Women’s mixed martial arts braces for change

Women’s mixed martial arts braces for change

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

January 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

If it wasn’t clear before, it is now thanks to UFC 207; it’s the end of an era. The pioneers of women’s MMA are phasing out to make room for new blood. First it was wrestler Miesha Tate, who briefly held the bantamweight belt last year after three years in the UFC, and stunned fa...

Ronda Rousey, still my champion

Ronda Rousey, still my champion

Kali Persall,
Contributor

March 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The octagon glowed like a blacklight in the darkened arena as the song “Bad Reputation” by Joan Jett blared through the speakers. A rumble of excitement coursed through the crowd as a fighter wearing a black UFC hoodie branded by the word, “Rowdy,” strode swiftly to the illuminated cage. The Wo...

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