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Duke vs. Smith - 15 Minute Battle

The Weight of Experience: Duke versus Smith
By: Adam Woodhead, FIGHTLAND
"People are making a lot of noise over the past couple weeks about just how competitive the women’s bantamweight division in the UFC has become. Two weeks ago, Ronda Rousey finished 'her toughest competition yet,' then-no 2 contender Alexis Davis in the blink of an eye.

"This week Dana White signed the terrifying striker Holly Holm, whose earth-shattering Kiai—with which she punctuates each strike—is the stuff of nightmares.

"On Wednesday, Jessamyn Duke will face a true veteran of women’s MMA—Leslie Smith. While Duke has a great record as a professional fighter and significant experience as an amateur fighter, she does not have the wealth of experience that comes with a resume like Smith’s, which includes a total 12 professional bouts."

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