Rousey's Madden Curse

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It looks like EA Sports' famed 'Madden Curse' may have made its way to mixed martial arts. Last Friday, the video game publisher revealed that MMA superstar Ronda Rousey would be the cover star for their upcoming title UFC 2.

A day later, the then undefeated fighter would find herself on the receiving end of her first career defeat. Rousey was soundly beaten by challenger Holly Holm during their main event showdown for the women's bantamweight title at UFC 193. Holm, a former boxing world champion, displayed the full range of her striking ability - keeping Rousey at bay with her deadly repertoire of precise punches before knocking her out in the second round with a devastating left kick to the head.

In the wake of Rousey's shock defeat, many

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