Ronda Rousey achieved the status of a “not if, but how” fighter years ago. No longer do we wonder whether or not she will beat the next opponent in front of her; we merely ask how she’ll get the finish, and how long it will take. And though she has yet to rematch Claudia Gedelha, to whom she arguably lost, strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is starting to take on a similar aura.

So on this week’s episode of Heavy Hands, we’re talking about stylistic matchups, and trying to figure out just what, if anything, Holly Holm and Valerie Letourneau have to offer the queens of MMA.

After that it’s a recap of last weekend’s two standout fighters, Thomas Almeida and Rashid Magomedov. One earned yet another knockout, but did so in impressively intelligent fashion; the other earned yet another decision, but did so with the same fascinating surgical precision as always. Both seem destined for the top tens of their respective divisions.

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  1. BT Login says:

    This fight was WAY closer and more competitive than what a lot of media are claiming

    I love JJ, she most certainly won that fight without question. But it’s not like it was some one sided beat down, a lot of the exchanges were quite even. This storyline, star making BS in MMA is out hand . It’s seems to be clouding the vision of many

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