An overhead view of the Octagon as Bruce Buffer introduces Amanda Nunes of Brazil before her UFC bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 207 event at T-Mobile Arena on December 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Holly Holm rocked the Ultimate Fighting Championship , shattered the mystique of Ronda Rousey and introduced herself to the mainstream sports world by knocking out Rousey with a second-round head kick in November.
Ronda Rousey has been making waves of late. The first American woman to win an Olympic medal in judo recently became the first woman to sign with the UFC, marking a huge turning point for the league that just a year ago declared it would never ink a female fighter. While it remains to be seen if UFC will support women’s MMA for long, Rousey seems a willing, able and provocative promoter of the sport.