Archive: Ronda Rousey

Jul 17, 2014 6:45 am

Ronda Rousey First In MMA To Win ESPN ESPY Award

Last Night, UFC Bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey became the first MMA Fighter to win an ESPN ESPY award. The fast rising super-star, failed to win best fighter, but picked up best female athlete of the year before the night’s conclusion. Here’s her winning:

Jul 17, 2014 5:10 am

Ronda Rousey Believes She Can Be The Next ‘Rock’

“I never thought that being an action movie star was in the cards for me. My agent, Brad Slater, kept telling me, ‘You’re going to be the female Rock.’ Then I started to believe it could be a reality. “I don’t half-ass anything. If I’m going to do something, I’m going to do it to...

Jul 17, 2014 5:03 am

Holm In No Rush For Rousey Title Fight

  “I know I have a lot to learn, so I do want to have a couple fights before fighting Ronda. But if you told me that’s what I had to do right now, I’d say fine, let’s grind it out and get to work. I just feel like there are some more things I...

Jul 16, 2014 6:53 am

White: ‘Ronda doesn’t get respect she deserves because she’s a woman’

“She’s higher than number nine in the pound-for-pound. She’s undefeated, she’s finished every fight in devastating fashion, but it’s still a man’s world, man. The media is never going to put her higher up in the rankings. The media decides it, and Ronda, being a woman, has had to fight harder. If there was a...

Jul 16, 2014 6:50 am

White Responds To Mayweather’s Recent Ronda Rousey Snub

Who wins a fight, Mayweather or Rousey? It’s a topic that’s been debated among fight fans for the past several months, if not longer. Yesterday, for the first time, Floyd Mayweather addressed Rousey, and it wasn’t all that nice. (Check it Here) Now Dana White has responded, via UFC.com: “What’s Floyd going to say?” said...

Jul 16, 2014 5:09 am

UFC 175 Phantom Cam Highlights

UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida took place over 4th of July weekend. In case you missed the action, you can rewatch the highlights from the event in super slow motion below.

Jul 15, 2014 5:10 pm

Mark Bocek Slams WMMA Fighters, Compares Them To 12-Year Olds

After a UnderGround member posted a video of Ronda Rousey wrestling with Gegard Mousasi when Ronda first started her MMA career, UFC lightweight Mark Bocek decided it was time he speak up. In the video it was somewhat obvious that Mousasi was taking Rousey down with ease and going easy on her given that she...

Jul 15, 2014 4:08 pm

Mayweather Disses Rousey: “I Don’t Even Know Who He Is”

Legendary Prizefighter Floyd Money Mayweather may have unintentionally taken some shots at UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey today during an interview that was recorded by David Griesman of BoxingScene.com. Check out the footage below:

Jul 15, 2014 9:05 am

Nogueira Slams Rousey: She Can’t Beat A Purple Belt In JiuJitsu

Talita Nogueira spoke with MMAFighting.com about Ronda Rousey, and even though she may not be signed to the UFC yet, she doesn’t think Rousey could beat a top ranked purple belt in JiuJitsu. “There’s not even one top jiu-jitsu girl in the UFC today,” she said. “You have girls with good jiu-jitsu, even some black...

Jul 14, 2014 3:33 pm

Amanda Nunes ‘100% Sure’ She Can Beat Rousey

Amanda Nunes will be fighting Cat Zingano at UFC 178 in September. The fight will serve as Zingano’s return to the UFC after a layoff that lasted over a year due to a knee injury. Nunes is 2-0 in the UFC, and should she defeat Zingano, will likely get a title shot, given that Zingano...

Jul 14, 2014 9:39 am

Dana White Facing Obstacles Before Signing Gina Carano

UFC President Dana White said this past weekend that he would reach a deal with Gina Carano this week to sign to legendary WMMA pioneer to a UFC contract to fight Ronda Rousey. However according to Jeremy Botter, a source close to Carano, there are some obstacles that Dana White will have to overcome. Gina...

Jul 14, 2014 8:24 am

Ronda Rousy Brutally Throws Opponent In Jiu-Jitsu Competition

UFC Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey posted the following video to her Instagram of her competing in a Jiu-Jitsu tournament back in 2009 where we can see Ronda using her Judo skills to throw her opponent, who unsuccessfully tries to pull guard.

Jul 13, 2014 10:07 am

Trainer: Ronda Rousey Is Top 3 P4P In MMA

“Top three, for sure. Ronda finishes every fight. She’s amazing with the skills and the hard work and what she shows in the Octagon. 16 seconds, she showed everything. Good punch, good knee, good takedown, ground and pound. This girl did everything in 16 seconds, so she is in the top three.” “The way she...

Jul 13, 2014 9:37 am

Dana White: “Ronda Rousey Is A F***ing Mega Star”

“Where are we gonna put Demetrious [Johnson]? Demetrious is going to land where he lands, no different than Weidman, Jones, Pettis, the list goes on and on. Ronda Rousey is a fucking mega star. People can hate on her and say whatever they want, but the girl is a rockstar. In every sense of the...

Jul 12, 2014 8:16 pm

Holly Holm Breaks Down Eventual Rousey Bout

“Ronda is obviously the one to beat, she’s the one who has the belt. Is she doing great? Absolutely. I really admire her for going in and she’s been cleaning up. She’s got a lot of skill and she’s a big threat, but everybody’s also beatable. If I wouldn’t want that fight, then why would...

Jul 12, 2014 7:45 pm

White: No Immediate Title Shot For Holly Holm

While the world buzzes over everything Ronda Rousey related, the UFC is on the hunt for new title challengers to fight their female star. One such prospect is the undefeated new UFC signee, Holly Holm. In a recent report coming out of the Los Angeles Times, Lance Pugmire relayed some words from Dana White on...

Jul 12, 2014 3:44 pm

Ronda Rousey Spars Gegard Mousasi

Watch UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey Spar with top UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi. The video is from 2012.

Jul 11, 2014 9:12 pm

Rousey Thinks Fighters Who Fail Drug Tests Should Get Eight Year Ban

UFC bantamweight champion, ‘Rowdy’ Ronda Rousey is fed up with all the PED violators in MMA and thinks harsher punishments are in order. During last week’s media frenzy, Ronda stated,“You should want to be good enough to beat them in spite of it. You should think, ‘I’m so much better than you, even with all...

Jul 11, 2014 8:56 am

Cris Cyborg Set to Fight at 135lbs. For Invicta FC in December

In the Cris Cyborg news you know you can’t avoid: it’s looks like Cyborg is still adamant about her commitment to drop down to 135lbs, and has been officially booked for her second fight at Bantamweight with Invicta, set for December. She is set to fight at Invicta 10, and her opponent is currently TBD,...

Jul 10, 2014 11:20 pm

Ronda Rousey’s Biggest Potential Threat Just Signed With The UFC

After several months of negotiations, female boxing champion Holly Holm has signed with the UFC, adding a very real threat to the women’s 135 pound division. UFC President Dana White announced the news this afternoon, flashing the contract of his latest high-profile acquisition. Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM pic.twitter.com/BxNVy8SYTR — Dana White (@danawhite) July 10,...