Shayna Baszler: Hail to the Queen

When Shayna Baszler first put on gloves and fought, there were no UFC fights for women, no appearances in video games or in national ad campaigns, and her fights certainly weren’t discussed on major television networks. None of that mattered though.“We fought for different reasons, we had different dreams,” Baszler, who turned pro in 2003, said. Sioux Falls, South Dakota’s Baszler did it because she just wanted to fight. There was no UFC Gym back where she was growing up, so the garage, a few friends, and a Ken Shamrock book with some techniques in the back had to do.&l … Read the Full Article Here

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When Shayna Baszler first put on gloves and fought, there were no UFC fights for women, no appearances in video games or in national ad campaigns, and her fights certainly weren’t discussed on major television networks. None of that mattered though.“We fought for different reasons, we had different dreams,” Baszler, who turned pro in 2003,… Read more »

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