Excellent Half Guard and Side Control in this MMA bout

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I love seeing ground fighting in MMA, and for some reason the ladies over in Asia keep impressing me with their skills. This match was a quick one, but I loved the use of half guard for defense by Kim, and the pinning of the arms in side control to allow the ground and pound by Phogat. Well deserved win by Phogat.
 

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Women's MMA has certainly come a long way in the last 10 years or so.

Side note - if MMA matches with male fighters get scantily clad ring girls as eye candy for the male viewers, then shouldn't women's MMA matches get some hunky Chippendales dancers to hold the round cards as eye candy for the female viewers? It seems only fair.
 
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Women's MMA has certainly come a long way in the last 10 years or so.

Yes. Additionally, MMA out of Asia has also come a long way. I think One FC is putting on better matches than UFC and Bellator.

Side note - if MMA matches with male fighters get scantily clad ring girls as eye candy for the male viewers, then shouldn't women's MMA matches get some hunky Chippendales dancers to hold the round cards as eye candy for the female viewers? It seems only fair.

We'll just have to agree to disagree on that one. I like the double dip of female fighters and female ring girls. I'll continue to soak up my straight male privilege as long as I can!
 

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Women's MMA has certainly come a long way in the last 10 years or so.

Side note - if MMA matches with male fighters get scantily clad ring girls as eye candy for the male viewers, then shouldn't women's MMA matches get some hunky Chippendales dancers to hold the round cards as eye candy for the female viewers? It seems only fair.

We do that.
 

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Women's MMA has certainly come a long way in the last 10 years or so.

Side note - if MMA matches with male fighters get scantily clad ring girls as eye candy for the male viewers, then shouldn't women's MMA matches get some hunky Chippendales dancers to hold the round cards as eye candy for the female viewers? It seems only fair.
What female viewers?


Edit - some quick research surprisingly seems to indicate female viewers make up as much as 44% of the demographic. Ok

Let's keep the ring girls anyway.
 
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