Archive: Ronda Rousey

Feb 12, 2013 4:07 pm

Lyoto Machida: “Title shot should be on the line” | UFC NEWS

On today’s UFC 157 conference call, Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida sounded off on the implications of his upcoming bout with Dan Henderson. Machida, who is coming off a win over Ryan Bader at UFC on Fox 4 in August, said the winner of UFC 157’s co-main event deserves a crack at Jon Jones. For the...

Feb 11, 2013 10:09 am

Liz Carmouche Plans On Proving Rousey Cannot Armbar Her | UFC NEWS

“I honestly don’t think Rousey has what it takes to beat me. The only person that can defeat me is myself. Everybody asks, ‘Yeah, how do you not get arm barred?’ You just don’t get arm barred. You haven’t seen anyone be able to counter is yet so you know if she’s going to put...

Feb 7, 2013 1:36 pm

Program Reminder | UFC Primetime: Rousey vs. Carmouche Airs Tonight | UFC NEWS

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Liz Carmouche are set to make history on Saturday, Feb. 23 when they become the first women to compete in the UFC’s hallowed Octagon. Tonight, fans get an all-access pass inside their training camps before the historic championship bout, as episode one of UFC PRIMETIME: ROUSEY vs....

Feb 6, 2013 10:19 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC 157: ROUSEY VS. CARMOUCHE’ PREVIEW | UFC NEWS

The UFC will make history at UFC 157, when Ronda Rousey defends her women’s bantamweight title against Liz Carmouche in the UFC’s first women’s bout. Plus Dan Henderson takes on Lyoto Machida in a pivotal light heavyweight matchup.

Feb 2, 2013 11:05 am

Dana White To Tito Ortiz: Ronda Rousey Blows You Out Of The Water | UFC NEWS

“Tito “Ortiz came out the other day and said, ‘What has Ronda Rousey done? Ronda Rousey hasn’t even proven herself yet. She hasn’t proven herself’” said White. “What the f—! Tito was a junior college wrestler. Ronda is an Olympic-level athlete who won a f—ing medal at the Olympics. Ronda Rousey’s first nine fights have...

Jan 14, 2013 12:30 pm

Rousey: Carmouche ‘one clever chick’

The first ever female UFC champion, Ronda Rousey, talks about her upcoming title defense against Liz Carmouche. On not training with the Diaz brothers for her UFC debut: We’re kind of doing our own thing and renting out a gym and a house up in Big Bear and doing that, we’re bringing people in. You...

Jan 8, 2013 5:50 am

UFC Boss Refutes Ronda Rousey Salary Leak | UFC NEWS

Yesterday we passed on a report released by our good friends over at MMAInterviews.tv that stated Ronda Rousey is set to get paid a $75k/$75k base salary plus a cut of all PPV revenue. Unfortunately for those guys, while their source may have been credible, we have to go with the UFC bosses word on...

Jan 7, 2013 7:57 am

UFC 157 headliners Rousey and Carmouche get ‘UFC Primetime’ treatment | UFC News

Next month’s UFC 157 event in Anahiem will showcase the first-ever UFC women’s bout and it was recently announced that the title fight contestants will recieve “UFC Primetime” treatment, which will air on FX and FUEL TV. UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and title challenger Liz Carmouche (7-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC)...

Jan 7, 2013 5:20 am

REPORT: Ronda Rousey’s UFC Payscale Revealed | UFC NEWS

When it comes to fighter pay the public only knows what certain governing athletic bodies are required to release by law. A source within the Liz Carmouche camp has reportedly disclosed the pay-scale for his fighter and that of the first ever UFC female champion, Ronda Rousey. Here is the report via MMAInterviews: MMAinterviews was...

Jan 5, 2013 11:24 am

Judo Gene Lebell: Ronda Rousey Is A ‘Sadistic Wench’ | UFC NEWS

“I’ve known Ronda long before she knew who I was. I knew her mother, who was a very good judo person. Ronda beats a good percentage of the men who are bigger than her – and good ones, too. She doesn’t fool around. There’s no sitting down and signing autographs. It’s all business to her....

Jan 2, 2013 10:35 am

Dana White Willing To Hire Mike Dolce For Cris Cyborg | UFC NEWS

“She can get to this weight,” said White. “We have an expert who can help you lose weight in a healthy way. We have Mike Dolce, who has wrestlers lose weight and still feel good and it’s all about your diet. He is 100 percent ready to work with her and will not cost anything...

Dec 24, 2012 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Tito Ortiz Still Pushing For Cyborg vs. Rousey At 140 Pounds | UFC NEWS

“Let’s do a rematch and have a chance of her cutting to 135-pounds, possibly, if it’s possible she can do it. It’s just really tough, like I said. Just being with Cyborg and wrestling her myself, she’s a big girl. To make it down to 135-pounds, it would be kind of health threatening, I think....

Dec 20, 2012 11:58 am

Chad Mendes Meets Manny Gamburyan At UFC 157 | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s return trip to The Honda Center in Anaheim, California is already set to deliver fireworks and it just keeps getting better. In featherweight action, two former title challengers will square off when Chad Mendes meets Manny Gamburyan. UFC officials announced the bout recently. UFC 157 is set to take place on February 23...

Dec 20, 2012 11:50 am

Dana White Discusses The Employment Of His First Openly Gay Fighter | UFC NEWS

“I love what [Liz Carmouche] did. I know I have the big ‘homophobe’ persona and people think I’m some homophobe. I’m the furthest thing from it. i think its ridiculous its 2013 and the government tells two people they can’t marry each other. Who is the government to tell two people who say they love...

Dec 20, 2012 11:44 am

Ronda Rousey Explains Her Determination To Win Over Dana White | UFC NEWS

“It was a goal of mine from the very beginning actually. I just refused to be ignored pretty much. I said to myself, ‘What would work?’ I just thought, ‘I’m going to make myself so impossible to ignore and make myself into something that they didn’t even know that they needed. Before I became a...