Morgan said that Modafferi is one of the most genuine, likeable person she has ever come across, so the fight was tough to watch.
"Roxy is also the most innocent thirty-year-old woman I’ve ever met. Like when Anthony said he wanted a piece, and Roxy responded, 'a piece of what? She wasn’t kidding. She really didn’t know what he meant," Morgan said of Modafferi. "For a while, I wondered if maybe Roxy had been raised in a convent or in some fairy tale cottage in the middle of the woods or something and that’s why she seemed so unworldly, but then I realized that it’s just in her nature to not see the ugly side of things. This is going to sound wicked cheesy, but I don’t care: Roxanne Modafferi is probably the most truly “good” person I’ve ever met. Like seriously. If Roxy wasn’t fighting, she would be Mother Teresa.
"From the beginning, we’d all said jokingly that whoever had to fight Roxy was an (expletive). Well, Jessica had to be the (expletive). It wasn’t a fun fight for any of us to watch, but in a way, I’m glad that it happened because it revealed the human side of fighting in a way that no other fight I’ve ever seen."
Morgan calls Modafferi a nerd, but she thinks it's okay to call her that because she's a nerd as well.
"I feel like it’s okay for me to call Roxy a nerd because I’m a nerd, too. You know how it is: we can call each other nerds, but if one of the cool kids calls us nerds, it’s offensive," Morgan said. "At the same time, though, Roxy and I occupy totally different positions on the nerd spectrum. I like playing my cello and talking about Beowulf at length; she likes watching anime and making puns."
Morgan may not have been smiling at the end of Modafferi's fight, but others were happy to reveal their pearly whites.
In Morgan's honor, here's a look at the top 10 best smiles in WMMA.