Ronda Rousey's Visit To Australia Fuels Women's Interest In Mixed Martial Arts

16/01/2016 1:56 PM AEDT | Updated January 16, 2016 13:57
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A new generation of girls and women, inspired by former UFC champion Ronda Rousey, is taking up mixed martial arts (MMA) in Australia, but medical experts warn the sport could cause long-term health problems.

Rousey, 28, visited Australia for UFC 193 in November last year, where she lost her bantamweight title to Holly Holm.

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