Over the past five years, women's mixed martial arts has gone from relative obscurity to heights many could not have imagined in such a short time span.
Gina Carano's mix of beauty and skill moved women's MMA out of the undercard of some events and put the ladies in the spotlight. Now, it is not uncommon to see a card headlined by top females. Oh, and now there is a viable all-women's MMA promotion in Invicta FC.
A lot of progress has been made in a short period of time, but there is still a long way to go for the women's side of the sport.
On the eve of Ronda Rousey vs. Sarah Kaufman, here is a look at the five most important moments for women's MMA.