While fighters like Felice Herrig and Angela Magana try their best to sell the “slutty female” persona of social media, there are some among their peers who instead choose to buck the trend, using their good looks to to underscore the fact that they’re well-oiled machines honed for combat.
Case in point: Rose Namajunas, who’s one of the top strawweights in the world, is a kickass competitor, and who isn’t about overselling herself as some sort of sex object.
Here’s what she posted to her Instagram:
See? The message here is “Functionality in fighting supersedes vanity”, not “Look at me! I’m a whore!”
Namajunas is headlining UFC Fight Night 80 opposite Paige VanZant on December 10.