Herrig vs VanZant: Beauty is skin deep, or do we care?

Tornado of Pain

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Both Herrig and VanZant fought Tecia “The Tiny Tornado” Torres and both lost. While Torres had beaten the two (and in fact all her professional MMA fights) by decision, she was clearly the dominant fighter in both matches. Torres’ black belt in Karate and Taekwondo had given Herrig’s 28 professional kickboxing record a good run for her money. Ultimately Torres’ south paw stance as described by the commentator as “Public enemy number one” possibly frustrated Herrig to no end. VanZant vs Torres was, on the other hand, a sheer match of endurance – VanZant enduring till the end without getting knocked out. Enough is said.

Chingyin Ng, originally from Singapore had lived in London, UK and is now based in Melbourne Australia. She had trained extensively in a variety of martial arts including Muay Thai and Boxing. As MMA gains popularity in Australia and Asia, Chingyin follows all news and progress with enthusiasm and with her unique and bilingual background she is able to provide a different perspective.