She’s too young to go see the new Power Rangers movie — because it’s rated PG-13 — but little “MoMo” is old enough to compete in mixed martial arts (MMA) because she lives in Japan.
See, here in America, we let you enjoy your youth, then beat the shit out of you when you’re an old, shriveled-up granny.
Though admittedly, neither country can hold a candle to these wackos.
MoMo will make her amateur debut against 24-year-old Momoko Yamasaki, who sports a 2-2 record, at the DEEP Jewels event on May 20 in Tokyo. They will both be wearing headgear, so I guess that makes it alright.
WMMA Rankings has the hilarity:
Yamasaki is coming off two losses and is hoping to get back in the win column by taking out her 12-year-old opponent who is currently a seventh grader. The 24-year-old is a former street-fighter who was bullied in junior high school. According to the press release from DEEP JEWELS, the experience is said to have triggered her to became a delinquent which led to series of “tale of triumphs on the street.”
Aye, nothing says “triumphant” like sanctioned child abuse.
Their bout will be contested at 95 pounds, which not surprisingly, is called “minimumweight,” even though MoMo only tips the scale at 86 pounds. The live stream will be available for your amusement at the official DEEP website.
Later that month, super heavyweight sensation Bob Sapp will return to Ariake Coliseum to fight the exhumed remains of Kimbo Slice in Morgue Fights 3: “Resurrection.”