UFC: Kanako Murata takes Ronda Rousey’s inspiration into debut bout at UFC Vegas 14

//UFC: Kanako Murata takes Ronda Rousey’s inspiration into debut bout at UFC Vegas 14

UFC: Kanako Murata takes Ronda Rousey’s inspiration into debut bout at UFC Vegas 14

Kanako Murata hopes to stand on the shoulders of a few combat sport giants when she makes her UFC debut this weekend, revealing in the lead-up to UFC Vegas 14 that it was MMA superstar Ronda Rousey and Japan’s Olympic wrestling queen Saori Yoshida who set the course of her own career in motion.“Martial arts really started for me when I saw Yoshida win gold at the Beijing Olympics, that’s what got me interested in wrestling, and I have been wrestling ever since,” explained the 27-year-old Murata…

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