If the UFC would have female compeition in MMA bouts they would get more fans. I don't really like Elite XC because they over do everything but the sheer fact they allow females to compete. Yeah, I have to support that. I will watch that fight this Saturday.
I even asked some of the guys while watching UFC 84 iLL Will what they thought about females competiting in the UFC and everyone agreed if the fights were entertaining, them being female, had nothing to do with it.
My girlfriend and I watch UFC fights and the Ultimate Fighter all the time. She didn't really like it at first because of how bloody it all was. I think she's grown to like it over time. Even now we argue who's going to win a match down in July because she likes Griffin and I'm rooting for Jackson. Good times. She loves to learn submission and take down moves which I think is bringing us a bit closer and giving her more confidence in the fact that she can take a big guy like me down. I think if she's able to watch the girls go at it that she'll have some one to root for that is a more common ground than some big sweaty guy. And yes...she's pointed out the whole "Are they cage fighting or trying to figure out who's arm goes where?"
I really do hope to see more female competition in MMA.