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GIF of the Day: Danielle West’s Modified Flying Armbar Would Give Even Ronda Rousey a Chick Chubby

Danielle West modified flying armbar

It is a pretty well known fact that we here at CP base our love of female MMA fighters on three things; how they look at the weigh-ins, their willingness to talk trash on the level of their male counterparts, and lastly (and perhaps most importantly), their ability to pull off a beautiful armbar when called upon. Is that shallow, trivial, and more than a bit chauvinistic? Of course it is, but when have we ever been anything but? It’s also no coincidence that Ronda Rousey can do all of those things in her sleep (seriously, we’ve seen her do all three from our window-side perch), hence our absolute devotion to her brand of sexy, arm-destroying justice.

Well, it appears that the gauntlet has been thrown down (at least in the latter category), as Danielle West managed to pull off a beautiful step over/modified flying armbar on Irina Mollukwu in the absolute finals of the Grapplers Showdown No Gi London Open last weekend. The end came just over a minute into their scrap, and was so impressive that even Ms. Rousey would agree with us if she hadn’t filed that restraining order.

Currently 4-3 in her professional MMA career, it appears as if “The Curse” has a bright road ahead of her if she can manage to pull off these kinds of shenanigans inside the cage. Anyone agree?

It’s like watching a cat toying with a mouse, is it not, Potato Nation?

-J. Jones

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batgirl13uk- June 7, 2012 at 2:32 am
Here is how I did the armbar : http://youtu.be/DrTBrYZFbv8
linzhancs- June 5, 2012 at 11:35 pm
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Marlyn Gaither- June 4, 2012 at 10:52 pm
The end came just over a minute into their scrap, and was so impressive that even Ms. Rousey would agree with us if she hadn’t filed that restraining order.


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KarmaAteMyCat- June 4, 2012 at 10:18 am
YEAAAAAAAAA DANIELLE GETTING IT DONE! SCRAMBLERS!
O Chan- June 4, 2012 at 10:05 am
I was at this event last weekend. It. Was. Awesome. They had everything from grappling, both gi and no gi, Judo competitions, kickboxing tournaments, MMA fights, and a full pro-boxing card which was an experience in itself with all the energy surrounding it. CP would be wise to cover it next year.
Fried Taco- June 4, 2012 at 9:18 am
Nice, but quit with the "are you alright?" crap afterwards. No she is not alright, she is pissed because she just lost!
holeeball- June 4, 2012 at 10:04 am
Girl's just trying to get some fans.
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