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.
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?
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.
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.
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.