Video: Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison talks Ronda Rousey and crossing over to MMA

Excuse us while we fantasy book US Olympic Gold Medalist Kayla Harrison judo throwing Cris Cyborg or Gabi Garcia on their heads sometime after the 2016 Rio Olympics. Following in the judo mat foot prints of former teammate Ronda Rousey, could the UFC, Bellator or Invicta build a division on the back of Harrison? The first American to win an Olympic gold medal in judo, the 25 year old Harrison’s mainstream appeal could be a huge coup for the sport and any promo that signs her to fight.

Talking with Phoenix Carnevale of Everything MMA, Harrison was asked the million dollar question of fighting in MMA sometime after the 2016 Olympic games. Watch as Harrison kind of geeks out about the progress of women’s MMA over the last five years and the possibility of legally punching another human in the face.

Published on May 3, 2016 at 6:27 pm
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