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Ronda Rousey Wins Again, is She the Best Ever?

If you do not know who Ronda Rousey is, you better find out because she may be one of the best female fighters in the game.

If Ronda Rousey's armbar is not yet regarded as the most devastating single move in all of sports, it probably should be. Bet on the MMA and all of the great bouts at Bet Phoenix sportsbook, the best place to bet on the MMA.

The Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion ran her professional record to 6-0 Saturday night against former title holder and challenger Sarah Kaufman at the Valley View Casino Center. It was Rousey's sixth win via first-round submission.

This time, her thus-far-unstoppable armbar forced a tap in just 54 seconds. Kaufman fell to 15-2 in her career with the loss. Each win of Rousey's has been by armbar, a proven formula she said is in no need of shaking up.

“[A ground-based, submission style] works, so I don’t know why everyone says I have to do something else,” she said.

A bronze medalist in Judo at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Rousey’s applied that background to her MMA career. Critics have questioned her striking ability, but against Kaufman, Rousey said she “did test [her] hands a little bit.”

The less experienced Rousey applied an aggressive approach out of the gate, throwing a series of punches to which the veteran Kaufman had no time for response. “I’m extremely embarrassed by my performance tonight,” Kaufman said in the ring after the fight. “I didn’t underestimate [Rousey] at all.

The fast pace of the match is symbolic of Rousey's career thus far, as her rise has been meteoric. She needed just five bouts to claim the title, but proving that quick ascent was no flash in the pan was an obvious theme entering Saturday's match.

The next to try is yet to be determined, but if Rousey gets her way it will be Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos, who the champion called out in her post-match interview.

Kaufman said she wants another shot at Rousey, and as a former champion in her own right, she could get it down the road. Another possible – albeit unlikely – match-up for the unbeaten title holder is Gina Carano, one-time face of the burgeoning women’s division who has since gone on to pursue a lucrative career in the film industry.

Rousey will take on all challenges and although it may be too early to determine, she has the potential to be one of the best in the fight game.