When you think of hotspots currently gracing the world of mixed martial arts, some of the big places are the Russian Caucasus, Poland, Ireland and Mexico. MMA is exploding there, leading to an increase in interest and prospects for the sport.
A place that has really jumped on the radar in recent times is Hawaii, a land full of scrappers and fighters that has provided some great talent to the sport. One of those talents is a female by the name of Raquel Pa’aluhi, a current Invicta roster member in the bantamweight division. Raquel Pa’aluhi.