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Yeah, Ronda’s Gonna Have To Kill Her

Ronda Rousey savaged Miesha Tate’s arm in their first fight. The betting public sees her as an 8-to-1 favorite at UFC 168 on Saturday. It’s not going to be enough to simply get a submission win in the rematch. Ronda Rousey’s biggest backers, and critics, want to see more out of her. They want to see her totally destroy Miesha Tate in violent fashion.

And Ronda Rousey is partially to blame to raising expectations so high for destruction that anything short of broken bones will be viewed as a disappointment. When you are a super-strong Type A personality that manufactures chips on your shoulder as proficiently as Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant, fans don’t want to see ordinary accomplishments. They want complete annihilation.
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Lest Ye Forget, Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva I

They met back at UFC 162, and at Saturday’s UFC 168 they shall dance once again. I’m talking about Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva, who provided 2013 with one of its most memorable moments in the cage. What’s that? You don’t remember how the first fight went down? Well, I got you covered.

Ronda is Fighting This Week – You Ready?

If not, here’s a little primer. Remember, Ronda Rousey is not just defending her belt at UFC 168 against Miesha Tate, she’s also the face of female mixed martial arts.

Some MMA from the 1980s

Because it’s Sunday, and why the hell not?

The TRT Mess

With the news of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva being just the next fighter the UFC has given a permission slip for anabolic steroid (testosterone) usage, it’s no surprise that the most vocal supporters of UFC are coming out of the woodwork to try to defend the company — and defend steroid usage in combat sports.

And I am here to tell you, as I have the last two years, what a giant political loser this argument is.

Sam Genovese wrote an article titled How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Accept TRT. The article encapsulates pretty much every argument you can find online in defense of testosterone use in the UFC, albeit in a more concise & honest approach.
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