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  1. espnW -- Sara McMann focuses on fight, not fame, leading into UFC...

    Kate Fagan

    Ronda Rousey embraces being a celebrity champion, but her opponent at Saturday's UFC 170, Sara McMann, doesn't fight for fame or fortune. She's in simple pursuit of pure competition.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
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  3. espnW -- UFC champion Ronda Rousey falls for MMA after winning fi...

    Feeling suffocated by judo, Olympian Ronda Rousey went looking for a new love. After 23 seconds of mixed martial arts, she knew the octagon was where she belonged.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  4. espnW -- Female fighters want to open minds

    Lisa Wallace

    Think mixed martial arts is too brutal? Give them a chance, and the women of UFC say they'll show you how much the sport has to offer.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2013
  5. espnW -- Dispelling the mischaracterizations of mixed martial art...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Fallon Fox this week revealed that she is a transgender athlete. Now, with the mixed martial arts fighter's inner-circle carefully trying to control the message, Fox has invited much of the criticism.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  6. MMA fighter Gina Carano stars in new arena

    Heather Burns

    After suffering her first loss in the octagon, MMA star Gina Carano found a new calling on the silver screen. Her movie, "Haywire," opens Friday.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2012
  7. Women's MMA -- Marloes Tate, Marloes Coenen could make history in...

    Shawn Krest

    Four months ago, Miesha Tate and Marloes Coenen didn't know if MMA had a future. Now, theirs might be the most-watched women's fight ever.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2011
  8. Meet Randa Markos, the Iraqi refugee-turned-UFC fighter

    Michael Huang

    Randa Markos fled Iraq as an child, was imprisoned in Turkey, landed in Canada and works in a pharmacy. And oh yeah, she's a UFC title contender. How the heck did that happen?

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  9. espnW -- Jane McManus on MMA organization Bellator's response to ...

    Jane McManus

    In which Jane McManus discusses an MMA organization's surprising response to domestic assault allegations against one of its fighters.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  10. And The Winner Is...

    espnW

    In honor of Sunday's 2014 Academy Awards, we're casting the spotlight on five of our favorite athletes-turned-actors. 1. Gina Carano: MMA's first female superstar caught the attention of Hollywood producers with her incredible athleticism and good...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  11. espnW -- What to make of recent milestones in women's sports

    Johnette Howard

    Recent milestones and "firsts" for female athletes have provided glimpses into just how women's sports may finally break through its most stubbornly unconquered frontier.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2013
  12. espnW - UFC stages first all-female fight

    Sarah Spain

    In this week's That's What She Said, Sarah Spain addresses her fear of MMA fighting but says this weekend's all-female matchup might be what she needs to get over her fear of watching.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  13. espnW -- The relationship between sex and sports

    Sarah Spain

    In this week's "That's What She Said," Sarah Spain explores the relationship between sex and sports performance.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  14. espnW -- Ronda Rousey is a striking MMA success

    Amanda Rykoff

    With her devastating armbar, Strikeforce bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has gone from insecure girl to the toughest woman in MMA.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  15. In The Game -- Gina Carano

    Fifteen things you should know about soccer player Gina Carano.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2012
  16. MMA star Miesha Tate fights for respect

    Beau Dure

    Old-school MMA champ Miesha Tate says brash challenger Ronda Rousey is bad for the sport. Can Tate prove it in the cage?

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2012