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Equal rights: Women's MMA back on frontburner

Updated: November 24, 2009, 4:44 PM ET
By Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

Leland Rolling of BloodyElbow.com took a break from the post-UFC 106 discussion to point out the increasing appeal of Kerry Vera. Vera, wife of UFC light heavyweight Brandon, needed less than a round to mug Kim Couture during last Friday's Strikeforce Challengers program. Rolling figures she could be the 135-pound version of Gina Carano.

It's a little early for the 2-0 Vera to be the "Gina Carano" of anything, but it does speak to an interesting dilemma in women's MMA. ...

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