Dana White: ‘I am warming up to women’s MMA’

by John Morgan | source: mmajunkie.com

White has previously stated he believes that new division will most likely be at 115 pounds, the UFC boss now says the continued success of Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has him second-guessing his stance on women’s MMA.

“I am warming up to women’s MMA,” White said on Tuesday during a Metro PCS-hosted fan chat.

White has long spoken out against women’s MMA, citing an oft-told story of an event where he witnessed a “girl who fought just like Randy Couture – and looked like Randy Couture” put a beating on another woman who “looked like she had taken a couple of tae bo classes.” His point, one that was hardly controversial until recent years, was that the depth of quality female fighters simply wasn’t enough to build an entire division.

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