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Bellator 172's Brooke Mayo on stoppage: 'I just feel as women we're kind of treated differently'

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Brooke Mayo had less than a minute left on the clock in her pro debut before a doctor’s assessment rendered her unable to continue.

Sporting a swollen and purple left eye, a distraught Mayo (0-1 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) could be seen on Bellator 172’s Spike-televised main card pleading for her fight with Veta Arteaga (2-1 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) to go on.

“I can see,” she repeated. “I can see.”

But it was a no-go. After nearly three full rounds of a highly entertaining flyweight battle at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., Mayo was off to a 0-1 start to her professional MMA career.

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Post #1   2/24/17 5:14:26PM   

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God, the amount of times I've heard the women in my life say something similar

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Post #2   2/24/17 5:28:33PM   

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That was unfortunate that the fight was stopped so late in the fight but honestly I can't fault the doctor for his decision to do so. It might be possible she suffered some orbital damage, but I don't know for sure. Her eye was a complete mess, and who knows if she would've even won the fight.

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Post #3   2/24/17 5:43:52PM