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Building the perfect female MMA fighter, trait by trait

Building the perfect female MMA fighter, trait by trait
ESPN Staff



The beauty of mixed martial arts as a sport is the ability to utilize so many different weapons to try to win a fight. Each has its advantages and disadvantages, and each style tends to have a vulnerability to at least a few others.

But what if you could eliminate those holes and create the perfect fighter -- capable of attacking and countering the best in the world at every turn. After building the perfect male fighter in November, our panel of ESPN MMA experts voted on and determined the best active female fighter to represent 10 different key fighting traits -- and the end result collectively created their vision for the perfect female fighter.

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