Well that settles that. Live from a local Brazilian gym lobby MMA’s Battle of the Sexes has already occurred. The case for watching UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey versus a human male can now be pretty much shut thanks to the fine folks at Rio Heroes.
Back in 2007, Invicta FC featherweight Ediane Gomez took a random dude in a no holds barred fight. No rules, no gloves, and a not a lot of room to fight is the backdrop for the freakiest freak show fight MMA has ever seen. For a four minute fight this woman vs. man match-up covers all of mixed martial arts’ finer points. Striking, takedowns, grappling, headbutts, submission attempts, and rolling your opponent into the crowd all fit neatly into a one round fight with a controversial finish.
Mixed-gender fighting championships the wave of MMA’s darkest future?