Yesterday we asked whether the UFC should introduce a women’s division with Ronda Rousey as its figurehead.
It proved to be an emotive topic and there was a lot of response from readers. On balance it seems you are OK with women’s MMA but would prefer not to see it in the UFC itself. Here’s a selection of responses:
@mickmac24 - Women's division is still in its infancy stage. Don't think there are enough women to field a legitimate move to the UFC right now
@Patty_cilliers - Hell no!! The only people who are interested in womens mma are woman and there are too few of them to justify it.
@aaronross85 - No there's not enough high profile female fighters for the UFC to justify a womens division yet, maybe in few years
@t_locc_BAU - Not for at least 5 years. Add another lighter mens division. And a super heavy weight first. Not enough talent with women yet
@Mark2ndD - There should be a women's division in the UFC, will give UK fans a chance to see them fight on ESPN
@YeahNelson -Think it would be a great idea, adds something different to already great UFC events & will make womens MMA stronger
@donnavdm - Yes, but must be capable. Want to watch real fighters, male AND female, not wannabes just there to fill a quota.
@PetervonAnrep - Yes. You get females competing in single disciplines of martial arts so why not mixed?
@TRPOnline - I think there needs to be a lot more competition, so need female TUF to build numbers and interest.
@MitchellGriffin -No. They should have a separate promotion like the NBA and WNBA
@ImSimonOakley - I don't see why not, but wouldn't want to see them on the same card as the men. Needs to be kept completely separate