Ronda Rousey Ready to Fight: What MMA Means for Women’s Sports

With the growth of martial arts in western society to the proliferation of underground media, women have risen within the sport of MMA, allowing the public—not just the promoters—to value and appreciate them as equals. On December 30, 2016, Ronda Rousey will finally walk back into the octagon with the hopes of reclaiming the UFC […]

About Nancy Kidder

Nancy Kidder is a graduate of Duke University and received her MFA in creative nonfiction from American University in Washington, DC, where she currently teaches writing. In Spring 2017, she will teach a course entitled, “Writing and Fighting: from the boxing ring to the MMA cage, fight writers examine culture, race, gender and the human condition in a sport that juxtaposes unrelenting aggression with heroic fortitude.” http://www.american.edu/cas/literature/courses/upload/Spring-2017-blurbs_FINAL.pdf

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