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Jun 9, 2012 8:33 am

Champ Ronda Rousey Opens Up As 5-1 Favorite Over Kaufman | MMA NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Even though the bout has yet to be announced, sources close to the fight confirmed that the bout is going to happen and that’s good enough for the bookies. With the numbers at a staggering 5-to-1 in favor of the Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey, it’s safe to assume that the...

Jun 9, 2012 2:25 am

Ronda Rousey vs. Sarah Kaufman Set To Fight In August | Strikeforce News

By Jonathan Kirschner Will Ronda Rousey collect another arm or will she taste defeat for the first time? Sources close to the fight have confirmed that Ronda Rousey will defend her Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Championship against top-contender Sarah Kaufman on August 18 in San Diego, California, MMAFighting learned. It is expected that Zuffa will announce...

May 9, 2012 3:09 pm

Ronda Rousey Fires Back At Sarah Kaufman

By Jonathan Kirschner The talks about a date for Ronda Rousey’s first title defense against Sarah Kaufman started yesterday, but the two have been exchanging heated words on Twitter since last week. Ronda Rousey is known for being brutal in the cage, and brutally honest on Twitter. She has a history for being outspoken and...

Dec 7, 2017 8:27 am

Tito Ortiz Says The Fans ‘Deserve’ The Fight Between Cyborg and Ronda Rousey

At the end of the month, one of the biggest women’s MMA fights of all-time will go down at UFC 219. Holly Holm will step into the Octagon to challenge Cris Cyborg for her women’s UFC featherweight title. A huge fight like this with such high stakes hearkens back to when Holm fought Ronda Rousey...

Nov 29, 2017 7:07 am

Dana White on Ronda Rousey: she refuses to retire

It’s now been almost a year since Ronda Rousey’s last fight: an abrupt and jarring loss to reigning UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. Rousey’s next most recent fight, her infamous, head-kick knockout loss to Holly Holm, was now more than two years ago. Needless to say, the once dominant UFC women’s bantamweight queen an...

Nov 4, 2017 11:12 pm

An emotional Joanna Jedrzejczyk does not want to be compared to Ronda Rousey

Joanna Jedrzejczyk relinquished her UFC strawweight title in shocking fashion at tonight’s UFC 217 event in New York, suffering a first-round knockout loss to Rose Namajunas. Jedrzejczyk appeared at tonight’s UFC 217 post-fight press conference where she discussed the first ever setback of her professional mixed martial arts career. “This happens to all the greats.”...

Sep 18, 2017 12:24 pm

Coach Edmond Tarverdyan discusses Ronda Rousey’s future, still wants “Cyborg” fight

Back in November of 2015, the seemingly unbeatable Ronda Rousey stepped into the cage with former boxing champ Holly Holm for what was expected to be yet another lopsided title defense. Then, Holly Holm kicked her head into the Kuiper Belt. After this shocking loss, Rousey disappeared from the limelight almost completely. Though discussions surrounding...

Aug 2, 2017 11:07 am

Dana White gives update on Ronda Rousey’s fighting future

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion and transcendent MMA superstar Ronda Rousey has not been seen in action since she was bludgeoned to a first-round TKO loss by reigning champ Amanda Nunes in December. This layoff was preceded by an even longer one, as the former champ spent more than a year on the shelf after...

Aug 2, 2017 7:53 am

Tyron Woodley shuts down possible Robbie Lawler title shot, compares him to Ronda Rousey

Last Saturday night, in the co-main event of UFC 214, Tyron Woodley defended his title for a third time, defeating dangerous grappler Demian Maia with an admittedly tepid unanimous decision. Earlier on the UFC 214 main card, former champion Robbie Lawler rebounded from a 2016 knockout loss to Woodley with an action-packed decision defeat of...

May 18, 2017 8:42 am

Demetrious Johnson goes off on Ronda Rousey: “Grow the f**k up”

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has earned the reputation as one of the most polite and well spoken UFC fighters on the roster today. Johnson, who rarely engages in any form of trash talk, seemed to really come out of his shell during a recent interview when he didn’t hesitate to give former Ronda Rousey...

Apr 28, 2017 1:59 pm

Ronda Rousey’s coach gives his take on if ‘Rowdy’ will ever fight again

Ronda Rousey took women’s mixed martial arts to a new level in her rise to stardom in the UFC. Now, with two UFC losses in a row and recently engaged to fellow UFC fighter Travis Browne, many are still curious if Rousey will ever return to compete in the UFC again. Rousey’s judo coach, Justin...

Apr 28, 2017 10:34 am

Ronda Rousey’s Judo coach discusses Rousey’s future

In 2016, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returned to the UFC, after over a year away from the Octagon following her UFC 193 KO loss to Holly Holm, to fight Amanda Nunes for the bantamweight title she once held. While Rousey hoped to return to the win column and reclaim the bantamweight title...

Apr 18, 2017 2:25 pm

VIDEO | Rose Namajunas says she knows she will fill the void of Ronda Rousey

There has yet to be a female mixed martial arts star as popular as Ronda Rousey but that may all change soon. Following a submission win over Michelle Waterson at UFC on FOX 24, UFC strawweight contender Rose Namajunas is looking to win the division title in 2017 and says she knows she is headed...

Apr 12, 2017 8:47 am

Dana White gives update on Ronda Rousey’s future

On December 30th, 2016, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returned to the Octagon for a very highly anticipated return over a year following her devastating loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193, which saw her lose the women’s bantamweight title. When Rousey returned to the Octagon she did so against reigning champion, Amanda...

Mar 29, 2017 10:57 am

Paul Heyman confident WWE community would embrace Ronda Rousey

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has managed to stay out of the public eye for the most part following her UFC 207 loss to Amanda Nunes. In that fight, Rousey looked to make her triumphant return to the Octagon following the first defeat of her professional career at the hands of Holly Holm...

Mar 18, 2017 11:36 am

Miesha Tate only ending retirement for Ronda Rousey

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate recently retired in the midst of a 2-fight skid that saw her drop a submission loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 200, where she lost the bantamweight title, followed by a UFC 205 unanimous decision loss to Raquel Pennington. Tate explained that after 11 years fighting professionally, she...

Feb 26, 2017 4:08 pm

Dominick Cruz feels heartbroken for Ronda Rousey

Former UFC bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz suffered his first loss in over nine years at this past December’s UFC 207 event in Las Vegas, where he dropped a lopsided decision to newly crowned 135-pound champion Cody Garbrandt. Following his shocking loss to “No Love”, Dominick Cruz showed nothing but class in defeat and was praised...

Feb 22, 2017 6:38 am

Derrick Lewis continues to troll Travis Browne and Ronda Rousey

Last Sunday, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Halifax, Derrick Lewis weathered an early bit of adversity to club Travis Browne into unconsciousness with a right hand and a series of ground strikes. In the wake of this thunderous win, Lewis criticized Browne for the allegations of domestic abuse that linger in...

Feb 8, 2017 4:31 pm

Dana White defends Ronda Rousey: “She built this house”

In the wake of former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey being knocked out by Amanda Nunes in the very first round of their UFC 207 scrap back in the end of 2016, there has been much speculation as to whether or not former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will return to the Octagon...

Feb 3, 2017 5:57 am

Amanda Nunes explains why she apologized to Ronda Rousey

Late last year, in the main event of UFC 207, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes cut Ronda Rousey down in a mere 48 seconds. It was as brutal as beatings come. In the buildup to this fight Nunes had been pretty quiet. Though she has proven herself to be more than capable of slinging...

Jan 31, 2017 9:59 am

Conor McGregor breaks silence on Ronda Rousey’s media blackout

While Conor McGregor may have had a pay-per view interview this past weekend to discuss his future plans in the Octagon, talks ultimately shifted to Ronda Rousey. Leading up to UFC 207, where Ronda Rousey made her highly anticipated return to the Octagon following the first defeat of her professional career at the hands of...

Jan 27, 2017 9:54 am

Daniel Cormier blasts Gina Carano for advice to Ronda Rousey

To close out 2016, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey made her highly anticipated return to the Octagon as she fought UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 207. The fight served as Rousey’s first fight since losing the bantamweight strap to Holly Holm over a year prior at...

Jan 24, 2017 9:20 am

VIDEO | WMMA pioneer Gina Carano offers advice to Ronda Rousey

Though Ronda Rousey is widely credited with putting women’s MMA on the map, Gina Carano was the first real female star the sport ever produced. The Muay Thai specialist realized her stardom – which admittedly paled in comparison to the eventual megastardom of Ronda Rousey – in the cage of the long defunct Strikeforce organization....

Jan 24, 2017 8:38 am

Julianna Pena looking to fill superstar role left by Ronda Rousey

While UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was thrust into the public spotlight when she defeated former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in just 48 seconds at UFC 207, top ranked women’s bantamweight Julianna Pena believes that there was a void left behind by Rousey. A void she intends to fill. Ahead of her...

Jan 18, 2017 10:17 am

Amanda Nunes: Miesha Tate is a “way better” fighter than Ronda Rousey

Back in July of 2016, in the last-minute main event of UFC 200, Brazilian talent Amanda Nunes swiped the women’s bantamweight title from Miesha Tate with a dominant, first-round submission win. Later in the year, in the main event of December’s UFC 207, Nunes defended that title with an even more dominant win, brutalizing returning...