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Real Sports Forced the Domestic Violence Conversation MMA Didn’t Want to Happen

By Sydnie Jones Full disclosure: I was interviewed by Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel for their Uncaged: Domestic Violence in MMA story, although they ultimately didn’t use the footage.  HBO’s 26-time Sports Emmy awa...
 
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Domestic Violence in MMA: An Index

Womensmma.com has written extensively on the subject. Here is an index of several of our articles on domestic violence, sexism, and misogyny in MMA: Emphatic Failure: A Brief Overview of Domestic Violence in MMA The Rising Cost...

 
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Emphatic Failure: A Brief Overview of Domestic Violence in MMA

By Sydnie Jones Mixed martial arts, commonly referred to as MMA, is a combat sport desperately grappling for legitimacy as a professional sport. Combining elements from multiple martial arts, including Brazilian jiu jitsu, wres...
 
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The Blackzilian Way: How to Abuse Women and Not Alienate People

Guest contributor pdlmma uses Twitter as a platform to offer a dissenting voice to the combat sports fanbase. His goal is to hold the MMA industry, fighters, and promotions accountable for the culture they create and the real w...
 
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“Real Sports” Takes on Domestic Violence in MMA

Domestic violence touches every segment of society. It’s not limited to one country, one culture, one socio-economic class. An abuse victim could be the person sitting next to you on the subway, the coworker you eat lunch with,...

 
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Check out Ronda Rousey’s full Real Sports segment

By Sydnie Jones UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (11-0) appeared on HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel in May, where she talked about the close relationship she had with her father, her desire to present a healthy...