Compared to most fighters, Nikita Krylov's upper torso is a blank canvas. Apart from the small tommy gun hidden underneath his left bicep -- a homage to the preferred firearm of his namesake, Al Capone -- all that adorns the young Ukrainian is an elaborate inking sprawled across the left side of his chest. Embellishments of twisting chainwork spill into an iron cross of sorts, with generous swathes of dark shading layered above a silhouetted ring, an amalgamation of the Ukrainian characters ‘?' read news >>
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Women's MMA isn't playing with a blank checkbook, and Miesha Tate knows that.
Four months after the acquisition of Strikeforce by UFC parent company
Zuffa, LLC, an uncertain future awaits the women who fight for the
promotion, to say nothing of the promotion itself.
Tate and her champion counterpart, Marloes Coenen, are then left with the task of convincing Zuffa that
women's MMA is a viable part of Strikeforce's future. And when they
meet Saturday in the co-main event of "Strikeforce read news >>