It's two fold.
#1.) This is like Hillary winning the presidency...ok not at that level by a margin, but you know what I mean. It's a score for females in a male dominated sport.
2.) Somebody mentioned Liz. As uncomfortable as a subject it may be for some people that is a demographic nonetheless.
That's why having a reputable publication like TIME magazine and HBO take wind of the story is a big deal. So yah the amount of attention isn't indicative to the PPVS, but it shows it's gaining traction in the MMA sporting world.
Brock was an anomaly although I never considered him a true MMA fighter. He did bring a ton of followers into the sport. I was damn curious to see how'd he do.
Plus anybody who's on Conan O'brien's show knows they made it. "IN THE YEAR 2000."
Marcus Aurelius: Tell me again, Maximus, why are we here?
Maximus: For the glory of the Empire, sire.
Baked, not fried... the healthy choice.