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Girl Fight: Rousey v. Carmouche

By Liz Williams, February 11, 2013, 6:10pm, Qmmunity

The first openly gay female fighter takes on the UFC champ, Feb. 23. Yep, it's on pay-per-view, but ch-ch-check out the video below for the lead up drama.

Liz Carmouche is an openly gay 28-year-old former U.S. Marine who is taking on fellow mixed martial artist, current UFC Champion, and Olympic medalist, Ronda Rousey.

Carmouche is decidedly the underdog, and if Rousey's undefeated status is any indication, the fight is going to be brutal. Whether you can stomach this kind of fighting or not, the back story of each fighter is compelling, so give the video below a watch:

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