This weekend at UFC 192, Julianna Pena will step in the octagon and face off with Jessica Eye. It’s an important fight for both women.
Eye is coming off of that loss to Miesha Tate and Pena hasn’t seen any action since April, but is currently on a two fight win streak. Eye will look to bounce back, while Pena wants to continue her climb of the division towards a title shot.
Pena recently talked to FOX Sports and gave her thoughts on WMMA, saying that in her opinion female fighters should be getting paid way more than their male counterparts, like ten times more.
Pena explains that she thinks women draw more and do a better job.
Here’s what she said:
“In my opinion, women rule the world. We are the neck and we make the head turn. I feel like that’s the way that it should be and I feel like, if anything, we deserve to get paid 10 times more than the men. Sorry to say, but that’s just me being a female and me also wanting more money. Women do a better job. We draw more, we’re more exciting, we have 10 times more heart, we don’t quit. It’s a more personal thing for a female and it shows in the fights, and I think we should be getting paid for that. I feel like I should be getting paid more for that.”