Ronda Rousey - the first American woman to medal in judo
at the Summer Olympics - is widely regarded as the best pound-for-pound female MMA fighter in the world. She has won all six of her professional fights - all but one of them in less than a minute - using a trademark armbar that is usually described as "devastating"
. [more inside]
After nearly a century, Keiko Fukuda still lives for judo [video].
Earlier this month, Fukuda turned 98. The last surviving student of Judo founder Jigoro Kano
, she teaches classes in the Bay Area
despite having lived nearly a century. Fukuda, at 9th degree black belt, is the highest-ranking woman in judo history. [more inside]
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Friday! [more inside]