How strong was prime Rousey?

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  1. mb23100

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    Relative to her competition of course. I never really followed her career much. Was she stronger than most of her opposition or was she that much more skilled? Both maybe?
     
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    She seemed to flip people like pancakes back in the day
     
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    Furious77 Tell dat bitch to be cool.

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    Clearly not as strong as Holly.
     
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    great judoka, highly athletic, pretty poor striking mixed w low level of comp in wmma plus horrible coaching.

    mmas a mix, like MIXED martial arts guys
     
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    strong enough to emasculated most sherbros.
     
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    Just on strength alone, she was undoubtedly stronger than most of her competition. Add to that the skill discrepancy/ low level of competition and you get that kind of dominance
     
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    I thought you didn’t follow Ronda much? You do seem to talk about her a lot.

     
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    Annoying person but Great fighter, amazing champion.

    She accumulated 6 title defenses in what i felt like was such a short time. She was active and fighting regularly when she had the belt taking on all comers. She should ALWAYS be respected for atleast that.
     
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    Too soon?
     
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    Michael LDN Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Really good
    She has a lot of good wins like Zingano(beat nunes)
    Tate(beat Holm)
    Budd(beat Valentina)
    ETC
    She was MMA’s first A level Athlete
     
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    Her competition was part-time fighters and soccer moms like a lot of WMMA still is, but even worse at that time. Maybe equivalent to a good male fighter skill wise ~15 years ago? Just a rough guesstimate.
     
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    Holly physically dominated her in the clinch
     
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    Winner.
     
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    One of the best judo users I've seen.

    I took some of her MMA/judo knowledge (mostly takedown threats from the clinch & entry developments) to myself.

    She chains 4 main judo throws: uchi mata, kouchi gari, ouchi gari and tani otoshi like no one ever in MMA IMO.
     
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    both. she had an olympic level judo game/ground game, while the rest of the division was far behind for many years, which is typical for a very young sport. huge gaps between skills
     
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    Clearly Holly was stronger.
     
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    Well i meant her earlier career. She won like 9 fights by armbar before she even hit the UFC.
     
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    VinceArch Venom in the veins.

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    She had no problem submitting the stereotypical sherdogger back in the day.



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