Yesterday, we brought word that one of the world's best female boxers, Holly Holm, would be making the transition to mixed martial arts (MMA), full time, after calling it quits in the "sweet science" (read it here).
Ronda Rousey will be ready.
Despite racking up seven straight first-round submission wins inside the cage, the reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion still gets criticized for being a "one-trick pony," based on her invincible ground game.
That's about to change.
"Rowdy" has been consistently working to improve her striking and can be seen in the above clip working the hands with one of the top pugilists in boxing, three-division world champion Vic Darchinyan (39-5-1).
Later this year, Rousey will coach season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) opposite fellow undefeated female fighting sensation Cat Zingano. "Alpha," also a talented grappler, earned her ticket to the title by pounding out Miesha Tate last month in "Sin City" (details here).
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the stand up...