If you’re viewing this without reading the article that precedes this, you should probably scroll down and catch the start of a truly epic smack-talk battle that may never materialize in the cage. The 145lb bout that is slated for Strikeforce Houston is all dependent on Erin Toughill cutting to 145lb to fight Shana Olsen for a shot at potentially ripping the Strikeforce bling from Cris Cyborg’s hands. After reading the manuscript Toughill wrote on her Facebook page, Shana Olsen has responded in perhaps one of the greatest women’s MMA verbal battle in history.
After reading your five paragraphs of rambling, I have decided to keep this short and sweet.
The fact that you would consider yourself #2 in the world amuses me Erin. The last time that you fought anyone who was ranked in any combat sport we saw you literally running out of the ring. I really wonder if that was the point where you realized that both boxing and mma have passed you by.
While you’ve been sitting on the sidelines all year talking about how badly you’ve wanted to fight, I’ve stayed active. My last fight was against Yoko who at the time was ranked #6 in the world. Yes, it may be a small step down for me fighting you (an unranked opponent) but for the sake of retiring you, I think it’s worth it.
In closing Erin- Fight- Or shut the hell up and go away. I’m still ready to go on August 21st. If you can handle it, put down the fork, put on your running shoes and meet me in Houston. If not, post your tantrums elsewhere and find a new promotion to poison.
Hugs and Kisses,
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