Archive: Ronda Rousey

Feb 18, 2014 6:40 am

UFC 170’s Sarah McMann: ‘When the pressure’s on I show up’

“I don’t know if it was necessarily my Olympic success that has [played into my MMA success]. I think you can take other Olympians or Olympic medalists and sometimes that doesn’t translate into success in another sport. So I think part of it is each individual, and that’s why when I began MMA I said,...

Feb 18, 2014 6:31 am

Rousey: ‘I’m also the best striker’

“My MMA striking is the best in the game. It definitely is a challenge. With judo I spent so many years with a certain posture that the hardest thing was adjusting it. I’ve reached a certain level of competition where what’s required out of striking to come into the clinch to grapple is a lot...

Feb 18, 2014 6:26 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Training Camp

Ronda Rousey sharpens her jiu-jitsu sword at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Torrance, California. In this video, previously released by FightHub.com, Ryron and Rener explain what she’s learning, why she’s so quick to absorb information, and how good her armbars really are. Enjoy!


Feb 18, 2014 6:13 am

VIDEO | Gracie Breakdown: Rousey

Jiu-Jitsu experts Rener and Ryron Gracie illuminate Ronda Rousey’s first UFC title defense as she stopped the offensive attack of Liz Carmouche in Gracie Breakdown.

Feb 17, 2014 10:56 am

VIDEO | Don Frye ‘Predator’s Predictions’ UFC 170

Don Frye ‘Predator’s Predictions’ UFC 170. Another of Don Frye’s, unfiltered, politically incorrect MMA, Cage Fighting, Kick Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts, Ultimate Fighting Championship Predictions. This time you won’t believe what Don has to say about the UFC 170 and somehow always manages to gets away with it!!!

Feb 17, 2014 10:49 am

McMann: Coaches, Not Pat Cummins, Broke Cormier In The Wrestling Room

“The coaches are responsible for breaking him, not anybody else. During these practices, we are always down on points. We have people rotating in on us. They are people in our weight class that are eating whatever they want, they’re fresh because they get breaks and we don’t. They have no pressure on them. It’s...

Feb 17, 2014 10:25 am

VIDEO | Cormier Explains Why He Cried At Hands Of Pat Cummins

“This was around 2004. I lost my daughter in 2003, so I was having a whole bunch of personal issues. I called our head coach at the time and told him the story Pat told. “And he was like ‘That’s not what happened. What is he talking about? He’s just lying.’ “I go ‘what happened?’...

Feb 14, 2014 10:23 am

Dana White: Ronda Rousey Is The Biggest Star The UFC Has Ever Had

Olympic Medalist, UFC Champion, Hollywood Movie Star. UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, is no doubt a hot commodity in the world of sporting and entertainment. So hot in fact that the UFC Boss believes she is the biggest star in his companies short history. At a recent media luncheon Dana stated, “She’s the hugest superstar....

Feb 14, 2014 8:37 am

Ronda Rousey on marijuana testing: “It’s an invasion of privacy”

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is coming out in a blaze about Jessica Eye becoming the first female UFC fighter to test positive for performance enhancing drugs. Obviously, the champ is in no way supporting any PED’s but instead outraged at the fact that so much negativity is surrounding yet another fighter getting popped...

Feb 13, 2014 12:30 pm

Sonnen Is ‘Infuriated’, Says ‘The UFC is plagued with cowards’

“DC (Daniel Cormier) is a top contender.For people to not jump at the shot to fight him is more than confusing, it’s infuriating. The UFC is plagued with cowards. If you are a light heavyweight who isn’t booked and you didn’t offer to fight him, please, I beg you, quit.” In a recent statement to...

Feb 13, 2014 12:25 pm

Cormier Gets a Fight, UFC Signs Undefeated Prospect For UFC 170 Bout

We’ve been back and forth on this one a few times since yesterday’s news on Rashad Evan’s fight canceling injury. The UFC originally opted to postpone the light-heavyweight showdown (between Cormier & Evans), but after a public plea from Cormier, UFC officials have signed Patrick Cummins, an undefeated all-american wrestling product out of SoCal’s Reign...

Feb 13, 2014 9:35 am

Coach Says Ronda Will Out Wrestle Then K.O. Mcmann.

Judo Olympian and current UFC women’s bantamweight champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is in the midst of preparing to face off against a fellow Olympian in Sara McMann at the upcoming UFC 170 which takes place in Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Event Center on Saturday, February 22, 2014. . This leads up to a very...

Feb 12, 2014 7:56 pm

Cormier Asks For Any Fighter To Step Up And Fight Him Next Week

Calling all heavyweight and light-heavyweight fighters currently signed to the UFC. There’s an opportunity for cash and prizes at next week’s UFC 170 event in the form of a Daniel Cormier co-main event. As we learned earlier today, Rashad Evans was forced out of his bout and into rehabilitation following a fight canceling injury. In...

Feb 12, 2014 7:21 pm

Ronda Rousey Responds to Jon Jones’ Criticism, Says She Is Owed Help

Jon Jones recently accused the UFC of favoring Ronda Rousey in her career endeavors. During Wednesday’s media call for UFC 170, Ronda Rousey responded to Jon Jones and his claims. 5thRound’s Tom Ngo transcribed the following: “I don’t know exactly what [Jones] said, but I work really, really hard,” Rousey stated. “I might be getting...

Feb 12, 2014 7:13 pm

Cormier Details Difficulties In Making Rashad Evans His Enemy

“It’s difficult because I met Rashad a long time ago, back in college. I have pictures of Rashad cornering me in Strikeforce. It’s a little different than if I had to fight someone else, but as a professional, you have to kind of put it to the side and just train. I think one thing...

Feb 12, 2014 7:01 pm

Fighters React to UFC’s New Bonus System

Earlier today during the UFC 170 pre-fight media conference call, fighters from the night’s main card weighed in on the UFC new bonus plan. Daniel Cormier stated: “I haven’t even gotten a bonus yet, so I don’t think that even applies to me. I just go out there and fight the best that I can....

Feb 12, 2014 5:56 pm

Evans Out Of Cormier Bout With Injury, Sonnen Offers To Fight On 10 Days Notice

(Insert ‘Sigh’ here.) The injury bug has taken out next week’s UFC 170 co-main event between Rashad Evans and Daniel Cormier. UFC officials announced the bouts cancellation just moments ago via the official UFC website: A leg injury has forced former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans out of his UFC 170 co-main event bout...

Feb 12, 2014 10:35 am

Coach: Ronda Dropping Boxing World Champs With Punches In Training

“I’m not going to give out what she’s going to do, but I’ll be honest: We get boxing world champions in here – girls – and she drops all of them with body shots. So if you’re dropping people with 14-ounce gloves, you guys should be seeing that.” During this week’s UFC 170 media event...

Feb 12, 2014 10:01 am

Baszler Turned Rousey House Into Ric Flair’s Pro-Wrestling Extravaganza!!

“Shayna totally converted our new house into a super pro wrestling house. Me and Shayna did have an ongoing debate on who was Arn Anderson and who was Rick Flair. I was like ‘sorry, I have to be Ric Flair, I gotta be Ric Flair.’ So eventually we came to the conclusion that I could...

Feb 11, 2014 3:53 pm

Jessica Eye Submits Clean Drug Test, NSAC Will Permit Her to Fight at UFC 170

After getting busted by the Texas athletic commission for using marijuana, Jessica Eye had to submit a clean drug test to the Nevada State Athletic Commission before being issued a license to fight at UFC 170. MMAJunkie’s Steven Marrocco has reported that Eye’s submitted test was announced clean and she is all set to fight...

Feb 11, 2014 9:56 am

Ronda Rousey Addresses Chatter on Her Shift From MMA Champ To Hollywood Star

Currently undefeated UFC women’s bantamweight champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is an undeniable powerhouse in the sport of MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) right now. Especially when it comes to the newly vastly growing women’s division. However, as of late we are seeing Ronda take a turn toward the silver screen. Much like another female fighter that...

Feb 11, 2014 5:00 am

Ronda Rousey: McMann Perfect Opponent To “Show what I’m capable of”

“A UFC title doesn’t really compare to the Olympics because they have new title fights all the time, but the Olympics could be one day in your whole life. And there’s no amount of pressure that can really ever compare to that. Just what it takes mentally to get through that, I don’t think you...