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02-21-2013, 11:40 AM
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Originally Posted by RJ8812 View Post
I just don't think the women's division is deep enough to have one. Dana was basically forced to sign Rousey now since Strikeforce is done and he didn't want her signing with another promotion.
I expect that Invicta will have a more friendly relationship with Zuffa than Bellator and will be more willing to serve as an unofficial farm system/minor league for WMMA. It's in their own best interest to do so since WMMA on it's own isn't that big of a draw, but seeing future UFC talent can add to the appeal of their organization. Dana already mentioned that he was cool with Cyborg having a Zuffa contract but fighting in Invicta until they sorted out the weight issues and has praised Invicta in the past.

So while the roster on paper seems small for now, I expect that we'll see it double or triple in size over the next 12 months or so as Invicta puts on a few more events and establishes a clearer hierarchy at 135.

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