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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Can forgoing animal products make you a stronger athlete? Football players, MMA fighters and Ironman triathletes all say yes. Learn how they made the switch.
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.
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.
In this week's "That's What She Said," Sarah Spain explores the relationship between sex and sports performance.
With her devastating armbar, Strikeforce bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has gone from insecure girl to the toughest woman in MMA.
Fifteen things you should know about soccer player Gina Carano.
Old-school MMA champ Miesha Tate says brash challenger Ronda Rousey is bad for the sport. Can Tate prove it in the cage?
This MMA fighter takes on tough-as-nails opponents in cages and rings. But, at the end of the day, she just wants a simple bowl of soup.