Since 2009, the Women’s MMA Press Committee has voted on the best in—you guessed it—women’s MMA. So, who were the best of the best in 2016?
MMA should be about striving to be the best, not stardom. And while fighters should be paid better across the board, they shouldn’t stop fighting the best.
After successive knockout losses, should we view Ronda Rousey differently? Could she be labeled a pretender, or was she still a worthy champion?
Plenty love to see successful people fall. But despite succumbing to another defeat, Ronda Rousey has nothing to be embarrassed about. She’s done plenty.
UFC 207 capped off an excellent year of MMA action. With Garbrandt and Nunes stealing the show, we look back at the event’s winners and losers.
Yes, Ronda Rousey lost again. And yes, she looked entirely out of sorts once again. But guess what? That doesn’t diminish her legacy one bit.
Normally all eyes are on the champion. This hasn’t been the case for Amanda Nunes heading into UFC 207, but this champ should not be overlooked.
What happens when your aura of invincibility is cracked? We saw it with Sonny Liston and Mike Tyson. Now, we’ll get to see how Ronda Rousey responds.
It’s been a tumultuous year for the UFC women’s bantamweight division, but it’s not all bad. In fact, now, there are more challengers than ever before.
Popularity doesn’t always track skill, and the MMA is no exception when it comes to specific matchmaking decisions.