Apologies for the blogging issues last night. Serious computer issues, which is what happens when you get more than 15,000 people in an arena with open wi-fi access.
Anyway, it was an amazing night. First women’s fight in the UFC as bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey got tested by Liz Carmouche, who almost made it out of the first round. Carmouche also became the first openly gay fighter to ever step into the Octagon and no doubt picked up a lot of fans with her gutsy performance.
My story on their fight and the main card is here:
I’ll have more quotes and reactions throughout the day.