Fake Breasts Banned in Louisiana MMA Competition
In an article for Vice's "Fightland", Josh Rosenblatt covers the Louisiana Boxing and Wrestling Commission's recent rules change on the subject of female fighters with breast implants. In a meeting this past week to discuss the topic, Commissioner Harold Williams stated, “If [women] want to look good, then they don’t have to be in the ring.”
Just in case you were hoping that the rise of Ronda Rousey and the success of Invicta had wiped out Americans’ strange, paternalistic fears about women’s MMA, on Wednesday the Louisiana State Boxing and Wrestling Commission passed an emergency rule prohibiting women with breast implants from fighting in sanctioned matches unless they get a letter from the doctor who performed the surgery.
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