Ronda Rousey News

Dec 30, 2016 10:24 pm

MMA community reacts to Amanda Nunes defeating Ronda Rousey

In the main event of UFC 207, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes stepped into the Octagon against former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in a highly anticipated matchup. Nunes put on a spectacular performance as she finished Rousey in the very first round, just 48 seconds into the bout, leaving the MMA community...

Dec 30, 2016 11:07 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen and Gilbert Melendez predict Nunes vs. Rousey

We are now mere hours away from the long awaited return of MMA superstar Ronda Rousey. The former women’s bantamweight champion will return in the main event of tonight’s UFC 207, where she will challenge the division’s reigning queen, Amanda Nunes. In advance of this fight, many members of the MMA community have made predictions...

Dec 30, 2016 8:33 am

Miesha Tate sounds off on the return of Ronda Rousey

Tonight in Las Vegas, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will be stepping into the Octagon after over a year away from the sport. When she returns, she will be facing UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes, who is fresh off a 1st round submission win over Miesha Tate to claim the women’s bantamweight championship...


Dec 30, 2016 6:45 am

Amanda Nunes on Ronda Rousey: I will submit her if she takes me to the ground

Tonight, in the main event of the massively hyped UFC 207, women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will attempt to defend her title against returning former champion and MMA megastar Ronda Rousey. In advance of this fight, Nunes is perceived to be the stronger woman on the feet, while Rousey is believed to have the edge on...

Dec 29, 2016 3:27 pm

VIDEO | Amanda Nunes and Ronda Rousey have heated staredown

The champ @Amanda_Leoa battles former champ @RondaRousey THIS FRIDAY at #UFC207! @Reebok pic.twitter.com/hKiO2NzDtC — #UFC207 (@ufc) December 29, 2016 Tomorrow night in Las Vegas, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will step into the Octagon for the first time in over a year as she looks to reclaim the women’s bantamweight championship. On the...

Dec 29, 2016 9:18 am

Fighters react to Ronda Rousey not doing any media for the UFC 207 event

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will make her highly anticipated return to the octagon in the featured bout of this Friday’s UFC 207 pay-per-view event when she challenges current title holder Amanda Nunes. “Rowdy” has not competed inside the cage since suffering a shocking head kick knockout loss to Holly Holm at UFC...

Dec 29, 2016 9:12 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey officially on weight for UFC 207

And @rondarousey has weighed in for her @ufc 207 fight, briefly emerging in public for the first time this week A video posted by Adam (@adamhilllvrj) on Dec 29, 2016 at 9:02am PST Throughout the course of fight week, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been absent from the public eye as she has...

Dec 29, 2016 8:39 am

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey shows transformation from UFC 184 to UFC 207

With just over 24 hours to go until former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returns to the Octagon at UFC 207, the champ is giving combat sports fans one last reason to “fear the return”. Rousey took to social media to post a side-by-side photo of herself from UFC 184, where she fought and...

Dec 28, 2016 11:30 pm

Dana White explains why Ronda Rousey was given pass on media obligations

Leading up to UFC 207, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been the focus of the promotions efforts to promote the fight, using Rousey as the focus of their TV ads. With that being said, Rousey has been given an exemption from her usual media obligations leading up to the fight, and has...

Dec 28, 2016 10:51 pm

Ronda Rousey was reportedly on weight for UFC 207 days ago

Today, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will step onto the scale to weigh-in for her highly anticipated UFC 207 scrap with Amanda Nunes on Friday night. While most fighters have to do the remainder of their weight-cut during fight week, UFC President Dana White says that Rousey was already on weight days ago....

Dec 28, 2016 12:27 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan talks about Ronda Rousey’s UFC 207 media blackout

Ronda Rousey is making her return to the UFC Octagon after losing for the first time in her professional mixed martial arts career. Rousey had to swallow the bitter taste of defeat just over a year ago when Holly Holm shocked the world and defeated Rousey by knockout in their championship title fight at UFC...

Dec 28, 2016 9:30 am

Amanda Nunes ‘doesn’t know what’s wrong with’ Ronda Rousey

Leading up to UFC 207, much of the UFC’s promotion for the event has surrounded the highly anticipated return of Ronda Rousey, who will step back into the Octagon over a year after horrifically being knocked out cold by Holly Holm at UFC 193, where she lost the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. In addition to...

Dec 28, 2016 8:20 am

Brendan Schaub gives his prediction for Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes

Last November, Holly Holm shocked the world by knocking out the seemingly unbeatable Ronda Rousey with a second-round head-kick. More than a year later, Rousey has still not stepped back into the Octagon – though that will finally change this Friday. In the main event of the anticipated UFC 207, she will challenge reigning women’s bantamweight...

Dec 27, 2016 9:07 pm

Ronda Rousey opens up on return, negativity from fans

Leading up to the highly anticipated return of Ronda Rousey this Friday at UFC 207, the former champ has been subject to much criticism for her unwillingness to participate in fight week events, and media-related events leading up to the fight. In addition, in the UFC’s promotion for the event, Rousey has been the main...

Dec 27, 2016 9:04 am

VIDEO | Enter the lives of Nunes, Rousey, Cruz and Garbrandt with UFC 207 Countdown

The UFC will close out a thrilling 2016 with UFC 207, a rare Friday night card in glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada. The card will be headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight, as reigning champion Amanda Nunes battles returning former champion Ronda Rousey. The bout will mark Nunes’ first defense as champion since she wrested...

Dec 26, 2016 6:51 am

VIDEO | Dan Hardy and John Gooden break down Amanda Nunes vs. Ronda Rousey

In November of 2015, dominant women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey stepped onto the canvas with a widely unheralded challenger in Holly Holm. Though Rousey was expected by most to blow through her challenger, she was ultimately turned off by a second round head kick in one of the biggest upsets in the history of our...

Dec 24, 2016 8:49 am

Nate Diaz recalls the time he nearly tapped out to Ronda Rousey

It’s no secret that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, and the Diaz Brothers were once extremely close. While the trio still remain friends, Rousey trained with the Diaz brothers when she first was promoted to the UFC women’s bantamweight champion, frequently appearing in photos with the Stockton superstars. Ahead of Rousey’s return to...

Dec 23, 2016 7:18 am

VIDEO | Amanda Nunes says Ronda Rousey blocked her on Instagram

In one week’s time, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will attempt the first defense of her title. She will do so against former champion and transcendent MMA star Ronda Rousey, who will be making her first steps into the Octagon since she was knocked out by Holly Holm more than a year ago. The...

Dec 23, 2016 6:29 am

UFC strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk weighs in on Nunes vs. Rousey

In one weeks’ time, women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will make the first defense of her title. She will do so against former champion Ronda Rousey, who has not been seen in action since she was knocked out by a Holly Holm head kick in November of 2015. In advance of this fight, fans, pundits and...

Dec 23, 2016 5:50 am

VIDEO | Amanda Nunes isn’t bothered by the Rousey favoritism in UFC 207 promos

"She can work for me." – Amanda Nunes on if @RondaRousey loses and decides to retire after #UFC207 pic.twitter.com/I4lXPxgnuk — FSLive: #JayAndDan (@foxsportslive) December 23, 2016 On December 30, former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will make her first steps into the Octagon since she was knocked out cold by a Holly Holm head kick...

Dec 22, 2016 8:22 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk refusing to predict UFC 207’s Nunes vs. Rousey fight

On December 30th, in the main event of UFC 207, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will look to make her first successful title defense as she steps into the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown with Ronda Rousey. While Nunes will be riding a 4-fight win streak into the bout, Ronda Rousey will be...

Dec 20, 2016 5:58 am

Holly Holm discusses possible rematch with Ronda Rousey

In November of last year, Holly Holm shocked the world by ending the seemingly unshakeable reign of long-time women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. She did so with a highlight reel, second-round head-kick knockout. It was far and away the biggest moment of her career. Unfortunately, things have not gone well for Holm since then. In...

Dec 19, 2016 8:47 am

VIDEO | Holly Holm breaks down Amanda Nunes vs. Ronda Rousey

The next UFC event on the horizon is UFC 207, which will go down on December 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This card will be headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight between reigning champion Amanda Nunes, and once-dominant former champion Ronda Rousey. Rousey, of course, has not been seen in action in more than...