Archive: Ronda Rousey

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 31, 2012 3:07 pm

BJPenn.com Presents 2012 Women’s MMA Awards Results

  As I always say, a true warrior is not defined by gender or physical abilities. It has nothing to do with what you are but everything to do with who you are. A warrior is an individual that rises up when the majority expects them to fall. A warrior is a competitor that continues...

Dec 30, 2012 7:15 am

Tonight on BJPenn.Com Radio: Costa Philippou, Shannon Knapp, Crooklyn & Josh Nason

  Last night in Las Vegas the UFC presented UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2. The card offered a little bit of everything, but it was the main event that had everyone buzzing before and after the fight. Cain Velasquez came in like a man possessed and recaptured the UFC Heavyweight Championship he lost...

Dec 28, 2012 1:57 pm

BJPenn.com Presents 2012 Women’s MMA Awards| VOTE NOW

The nominations for the 2012 Women’s MMA Awards presented by BJPenn.com have been submitted and the voting polls are now officially open. To vote, simply email your picks for the categories below to [email protected] or [email protected] Voting will officially close on Dec 31 at 12 am Eastern Standard Time and the winners for each category...

Dec 26, 2012 11:35 am

Tune in to BJPenn.Com Radio This Sunday Night at 7pm for a Special Post UFC 155 Edition

    BJPenn.Com Radio is back this Sunday night at 7pm eastern with a special post UFC 155 episode. Hosts Mitch Ciccarelli & Bryan Levick will discuss the fights from the night before including the main event featuring Cain Velasquez who will challenge Junior Dos Santos for the UFC Heavyweight Championship. Joining the show will...

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...

Dec 17, 2012 12:43 pm

UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche Tickets On Sale This Week | UFC NEWS

Tickets for the upcoming UFC 157 event, which is set to take place on February 23rd, 2013 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, will go on sale to the general public this Friday, December 21st, 2012, starting at 1pm ET. However, UFC Fight Club members will have first dibs at the tickets as they...

Dec 17, 2012 12:41 pm

BJPenn.com Presents: 2012 Women’s MMA Awards Categories

2012 has been a significant year for the female side of mixed martial arts. We saw Olympic bronze medalist Ronda Rousey rapidly rise to super-stardom and become the very first UFC women’s champion. However, as talented and amazing as Rousey is, she shouldn’t be the only female fighter praised this year. Shannon Knapp and Janet...

Dec 13, 2012 12:18 pm

Josh Neer vs. Court McGee in the works for UFC 157 in Anaheim | UFC News

A welterweight bout between “The Ultimate Fighter Season 11” winner Court McGee (13-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and UFC veteran Josh Neer (33-12-1 MMA, 6-8 UFC) is being targeted for UFC 157 in Anaheim, California. McGee will fight for the first time since dropping down from middleweight to welterweight and finds himself in a must-win situation. After a 3-0...

Dec 12, 2012 11:12 am

VIDEO | Dana White: “This is the Ronda Rousey Show” | UFC NEWS

“I’m putting my toe in the water, and I’m checking it out,” said White. “There’s no doubt, for people who say, ‘Oh, this is the Ronda Rousey show,’ f—— right it is. You’re absolutely right. I’m not trying to shy away from that and say, ‘Oh no, we’re getting into women’s MMA.’ This is the...

Dec 12, 2012 10:43 am

Exclusive: Liz Carmouche Talks UFC 157 Bout Against Ronda Rousey

  On February 23rd in Anaheim, CA history will be made as two women will fight inside the famed Octagon for the first time in the organizations history. Ronda Rousey the first ever UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion will defend her title against former Strikeforce/Invicta FC fighter Liz Carmouche. Regardless of the outcome, fifty years from...

Dec 11, 2012 11:53 am

Rousey Opens as Massive Favorite over Carmouche

Just a few days ago we found out that the newly-crowned UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey is inked-in to make her octagon debut against Liz Carmouche at the freshly announced UFC 157 event on February 23rd, 2013 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The crowning of Rousey, who is coming over to the...

Dec 6, 2012 1:26 pm

Liz Carmouche vs. Ronda Rousey Set for UFC 157

  Last night there were reports about a potential fight between UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey and Cris “Cyborg” Santos, but although the deal was discussed nothing was ever official. Today Dana White announced that Rousey will be defending her title at UFC 157, but it will be against Alchemist Management’s Liz Carmouche. UFC...

Dec 1, 2012 10:30 am

VIDEO | Liz Carmouche Wants First Crack At UFC Champ Rousey | UFC NEWS

Liz Carmouche: Message to UFC President Dana White & Ronda Rousey WMMA star Liz Carmouche has nothing but respect for the first ever Female UFC Champion Ronda Rousey. In the video below, shot by Aaron Tru and Adrian Gallegos from MMAprime.tv, Carmouche credits Rousey for the inception of women into the Ultimate Fighting Championship. However,...