Originally Posted by CoffeeAndBeer
Ronda Rousey’s meteoric rise, seeming invincibility reminiscent of a young Mike Tyson
Kevin Iole - Sun, Aug 19, 2012
"There hasn't been a fighter who has captured the public's imagination the way Ronda Rousey has since Mike Tyson was in his early 20s.
The former undisputed heavyweight boxing champion scored first-round knockout after first-round knockout on his rise to the top, awing fans not only with his legendary punching power but also with the ferocity of his attack.
The Strikeforce bantamweight champion has the same ferocity, the same showmanship and the same ruthless finishing ability that made Tyson one of sports' biggest stars..."
Award-winning veteran sportswriter Kevin Iole is the national boxing and mixed martial arts reporter for Yahoo! Sports. Kevin previously covered boxing for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and other publications, writing on some of the biggest names and bouts in the sport.
Cool! So Im not the first nor the last person to make the comparison. Also, if its on Yahoo News....its gotta be true!
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