STRIKEFORCE Women To Fight 5-Minute Rounds
Kaufman vs. Baszler, Friday’s Strikeforce Challengers: Three, 5-minute Rounds;
Until now, three-minute rounds were the norm for most female fights in
“We are proud to be leading this movement in Mixed Martial Arts,” said
An internal statement from STRIKEFORCE Rules Director
Schafer’s statement continued, “Use of this standard will level the playing field for (the) female athletes in providing them with the time necessary to develop and execute their striking and grappling strategies in each round.”
“It is great that the largest stage females have in MMA is setting a solid foundation in implementing five-minute rounds,” said
“This is a great opportunity for
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