Back in the 2008 Olympics where Ronda Rousey won her bronze medal, she was training with an 18 year old girl who apparently hated losing as much as she did: Kayla Harrison. Harrison would go on to win the gold medal in judo in 2012 and is now entertaining the idea of fighting in mixed martial arts.
In an interview with NBC Sports, Harrison stated that MMA may be what’s next for her.
“We go back and forth. It’s pretty tempting at times. Who doesn’t want to be famous? Who doesn’t want to be rich? Who doesn’t yearn for all of those things at some point in their life? Who knows, maybe after Rio, [MMA] is what I’ll want to do.”
Image Source: NY Times
BJPENN.COM’S LAYZIE THE SAVAGE CATCHES UP WITH TOP UFC LIGHTWEIGHT, KHABIB NURMOGOMEDOV — ‘PETTIS IS DONE, MCRGEGOR, RDS AND CERRONE ALL GET SMASHED!’ — WATCH NOW!