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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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Rowdy Bec Rawlings Details Abuse; War Machine Laughs While Christy Mack Testifies

TUF 20 contestant and Invicta veteran ‘Rowdy’ Bec Rawlings, who spoke about the abusive relationship she was in on episode 8, posted multiple screen caps of exchanges from, she says, Dan Hyatt. The full post is here...
 
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White-washing: Sexism, Misogyny, and Domestic Violence in MMA, Part 2

In the first part of this series, I discussed casual sexism among the biggest names in MMA, the types of MMA stories that reach mainstream media, and touched on how Dana White’s stubbornness is the bullet he’s putti...
 
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The Rising Cost of Indifference: Sexism, Misogyny, and Domestic Violence in MMA, Part 1

Misogyny and sexism have found strongholds in professional sports. They’re similar to athlete’s foot; they have an environment in which to thrive, often go unchecked at the source, and are treated as minor, fleeting...