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  1. ALAN PARTRIDGE NO LONGER REGISTERED

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    Jessica Rakoczy is fighting at UFC 186

    but Damn she's got a shocking MMA record

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  2. Gohel Orange Belt

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    Well, this is WMMA.
     
  3. iboufring** Green Belt

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    Thats a rough looking record. It doesnt do her justice at all.

    And where the fuck is juliana pena?
     
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    recovering from terrible knee (injuries)
     
  5. PinkFlammingo Green Belt

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    She has a legitimate boxing career though
     
  6. MatthiasHues Yellow Belt

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    testing..
     
  7. Kylewood95 Green Belt

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    its bad, but she did make it to the finals of tuf in a weight class she clearly shouldnt have been fighting in. Would love to see her fight Holly Holm due to both of their impressive striking credentials
     
  8. laleggenda27 Brown Belt

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    And her MMA skills looked to be coming along on TUF. It also seems like she's too small for 135 (but probably too big for 115).
     
  9. Xuh Silver Belt

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    just proof that people shouldn't go by records alone to judge a fighter's current ability, especially if they were a top fighter in another combat sport and were in the process of transitioning.

    also all the losses are to fairly well known names and some of those fights were close/arguable decs; on the other hand, Holly Holm has literally only fought cans and thus has a perfect record, and if she was thrown out of her depth vs Ronda they would be using that perfect record as hype.
     
  10. ryan3434 Purple Belt

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    Met her at a Tigercats game last summer, super nice woman. She was training but having trouble finding a fight. Glad shes back in the cage.
     
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    Given Ould's latest performance, I would have to say that is the loss most glaring. Though I do understand that was her first fight.
     
  12. Bloodworth Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    she got into mma with only boxing and lost the 1 few with little mma training, looked improved on the show,,,was hoping to see her sooner..
     
  13. Jblizzle Red Belt

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    She was a very good pro boxer with a record of 37-3. She wasn't expected to do much on tuf and I believe she was picked last, but she showed a great abilty to learn and adapt to MMA by making it to the finals imo. Yea she got steamrolled by Pena but Pena is a bigger girl and a much better wrestler.
     
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    Her boxing is crisp, not gonna lie.

    Good example of a crossover from high level boxing to mma, wish we saw it more.
     
  15. UJustGotChaeld Steel Belt

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    Her record is bad, but also good from another perspective (how well she did against who she fought). Since TUF she has looked good.
     
  16. Xuh Silver Belt

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    Well Ould's last fight was vs an undefeated fighter who will probably be fighting for that division's #1 spot in 1-2 fights (and has a win over Pena). & yeah, it was Rakoczy's first MMA fight and she hadn't had much MMA training, she just wanted more money.

    You could see a similar thing happening with a top male boxer, if he had aptitude for grappling, except there isn't any incentive for a top male boxer to cross into MMA.

    I wouldn't quite go with 'records don't mean anything', but Rakoczy is a good case of how someone's past record in some cases doesn't mean anything with regards to where they belong in MMA in the present.
     
  17. MilesAbove Gold Belt

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    37 wins, 33 by finish in boxing. 3 losses, 1 stoppage.

    She is Dewey Cooper's girl and had the guts to jump into WMMA without much ground game at all. So the record understates her talent. She's just playing catch-up on the ground. She also came into the sport past her prime with a lot of chin-damage already. It happens.
     
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    She was a TUF semi-finalist, that's why she's in the UFC.

    She was also too small for her weight class
     
  19. Better Every Day Zhang finishing Andrade avatar Platinum Member

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    She's dropping two weight classes to fight at UFC 186 as a strawweight. She made it to the TUF 18 finale as an under-sized bantamweight. Now she will be a large-sized strawweight and should start doing much better in the fight results. And she has had more time to train MMA.
     
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    She's only on the card because she's Canadian...
     

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