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A ring girl is the common name for a woman who enters the ring between rounds of a combat sport event such as boxing, kickboxing, or mixed martial arts, carrying a sign that displays the number of the upcoming round. Ring card girls are known to attract men to the sport by using their sexual appeal. This is a very common tactic used by boxing promoters.
Ring girls frequently wear tight, skimpy clothing (such as bikinis or shorts) and high heels; however, some ring girls wear evening gowns. In some female boxing matches, ring girls are replaced by ring men dressed in tuxedos.
In professional wrestling, ring girls are attendants who remove the entrance gear (such as jackets, robes, and other clothing) and championship belts from the ring after a wrestler takes them off before his match. Throughout the 1980s, World Wrestling Entertainment employed ring girls known as the Federettes. Since its inception in 2002, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling has featured various independent female wrestlers and valets as ring girls.
During the first year of WWF Monday Night Raw, WWE featured traditional boxing-style ring girls who carried signs featuring various Raw-themed slogans in the ring between matches.
|Rachelle Leah||October 2008||Playboy||UFC Ring girl|
|Arianny Celeste||November 2010||Playboy||UFC Ring girl|
|Brittney Palmer||March 2012||Playboy||UFC Ring girl|
|Jade Bryce||Dec 2012||Playboy||Bellator MMA Ring girl|
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