Kayla Harrison
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2-time Olympic champion Kayla Harrison signs with WSOF

The World Series of Fighting (WSOF) announced yesterday the signing of two-time Olympic judo world champion Kayla Harrison.

Plans are in place to make her MMA debut at the company’s WSOF 36 show Dec. 31 in New York City.

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Harrison, 26, is a former training partner of former UFC world champion Ronda Rousey. The possibility of Harrison competing in the UFC against Rousey and other top contenders has been a wish for many fight fans.

At Rio 2016 where Harrison won the gold medal,  she was sour on the possibility of entering MMA, but one learns never to say never.

Harrison’s opponent has not yet been officially released.

@kenaiandrews 2-time Olympic champion Kayla Harrison signs with WSOF

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Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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