Archive: Ronda Rousey

Mar 16, 2013 7:09 pm

White Announces Ronda Rousey As new TUF Coach | UFC News

UFC president Dana White made a special announcement at the end of Saturday’s UFC 158 preliminary card on FX. In an interview with commentator Joe Rogan, White announced that new coaches for the next season of the Ultimate Fighter will be Ronda Rousey and the winner of the Miesha Tate and Cat Zingano. It will...

Mar 15, 2013 10:13 pm

Does The Progress of Women’s MMA Come at the Expense of Men’s MMA? | Editorial

  Following the introduction of female mixed martial artists into the UFC, the UFC has taken heavy liberties in reducing the size its roster in their other respective divisions. Last month, headlines were made when top tier welterweight Jon Fitch was handed his walking papers alongside fifteen other fighters. While Fitch’s cut remains the most...

Mar 12, 2013 10:46 am

Cyborg: “Rousey Can’t Compete With Me” | UFC News

  Recent Invicta FC signee, Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos speaks out against long-time rival and UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey to celebrity news outlet TMZ: “Fraud? I’m not the one that hides behind a weight class that she knows I can’t make.” The weight class Cyborg is referring to is the 135-pound limit that the bantamweight...


Mar 9, 2013 9:10 am

VIDEO: Ronda Rousey – Fraud’ Cyborg nearly destroyed women’s MMA | UFC NEWS

“I mean, she’s obviously not willing to go through the effort to go for the fight,” UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey told ‘Showdown’ Joe Ferraro. “If you’re pumped full of steroids and the lightest you can get it 145 it’s obvious the lightest you can get without steroids is lighter. She refuses to do...

Mar 7, 2013 8:56 am

Rousey on MMA in NY: “I really feel like it’s going to happen.”

Quickly after winning the first women’s UFC bout via her signature first round arm bar, Ronda Rousey was sent to New York with some of the sport’s finest. Rousey along with CEO of the UFC Lorenzo Fertitta, and middleweight contender Chris Weidman traveled to New York to lobby for a lifted ban on MMA in...

Mar 5, 2013 7:57 pm

Dave Meltzer Claims That Ronda Rousey is the Fifth Biggest PPV Draw in the UFC

When the UFC finalized the plan to make Ronda Rousey the headliner of UFC 157 there were many fans and analysts that were certain that the company had just made a critical mistake. There was no way in hell that women fighters, let alone the first women fighters to step foot inside the UFC octagon,...

Mar 5, 2013 2:09 pm

Impressive UFC Imports (Part One) | UFC NEWS

There is no arguing that the UFC is usually the promotion all mixed martial artists want to end up fighting for. After all, this is where the money is and it is the best place to prove to the world that you are the best by trying to beat the best. There are promotions outside...

Mar 5, 2013 1:24 pm

UFC Adds Women’s Bantamweight Rankings | UFC NEWS

  The UFC has recently added the Women’s Bantamweight division to its lists of top-10 rankings.  The UFC Ranking format places the champion and interim champion, where applicable, at the top of the list.  Following these are the top-ranked challengers.  There being only ten women signed to the UFC, the current rankings only show 9...

Feb 28, 2013 9:46 pm

Ronda Rousey Signs With William Morris Endeavor | UFC News

Ronda Rousey has signed with premiere Hollywood talent agency William Morris Endeavor; only a week after making history winning the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s first ever women’s fight. Already en route to becoming a national sensation, this could further increase Rousey’s popularity and public exposure. In fact, rumors have been circulating this week that Rousey was...

Feb 27, 2013 4:46 pm

Cyborg Insults Rousey via Twitter | MMA News

  So the heated rivalry between UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos is a well documented one. Both fighters have gone back and forth for some time now since they both had homes in Strikeforce. Now, with Cyborg’s new contract with Invicta FC, she is apparently allowed to come over to...

Feb 27, 2013 11:41 am

Rousey Offered Movie Role, White Says Fighting is Where Real Money Is

After headlining UFC 157 and making history as the first female UFC champion and first woman to win inside the famed octagon Ronda Rousey couldn’t get any bigger…or could she? The amazingly talented former Olympian and current UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion has been the talk of the MMA world for the past year, sweeping MMA...

Feb 25, 2013 4:30 pm

Gina Carano a Bigger Fight Than Cyborg Says Rousey’s Manager | UFC NEWS

Fight fans around the world have been itching to see UFC Champ Ronda Rousey square off against former Strikeforce title holder, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos. However, after the brazilian’s recent move to Invicta FC, talk of a “superfight” between Rousey and fighter-turned-actress Gina Carano has emerged. Ronda spoke to the New York Post last week, expressing...

Feb 25, 2013 1:15 pm

Miesha Tate on a Rousey Rematch: “I’ll rip her face off.” | UFC NEWS

Never one to reserve her criticism toward Ronda Rousey, Miesha Tate confidently asserted post-UFC 157 that in a rematch she would “rip her face off.” In this interview with Ariel Helwani, Tate and her next opponent, Cat Zingano, both assessed Rousey’s performance as expected and unimpressive. Tate, who succumbed to a Rousey armbar back in...

Feb 25, 2013 12:56 pm

Sonnen Says He Won’t Give Machida Title Shot | UFC NEWS

The dust is finally settling following the close of UFC 157, which took place this past Saturday at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Several exciting fights embraced the night’s spotlight including the history setting performance put on by Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche, a fight that ended with Rousey successfully defending her title via...

Feb 25, 2013 12:19 pm

UFC 157 Wake: Ronda Rousey’s Bad Reputation | UFC NEWS

In the wake of UFC 157, there is no denying that Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche delivered what everyone asked for—a fight. While the sold out crowd at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California were booing the outcome of Dan Henderson and Lyoto Machida’s co-main event sparring match, even the most uneducated spectators knew that...

Feb 25, 2013 11:48 am

Winner of Tate vs. Zingano Could be Next to Face Rousey for Belt I UFC News

After its stellar indoctrination to the UFC this past weekend, the organization’s female bantamweight division looks to be a very promising addition.  Women’s MMA attracts a fan-base that may have eluded the UFC for some time, speaking to the sport’s potential to continue its already rapid growth world-wide. But if we look beyond the novelty...

Feb 23, 2013 10:46 pm

UFC 157: Post-Fight Bonuses

Tonight at Anaheim’s Honda Center, the UFC held its first ever bout contested between two female athletes with Ronda Rousey earning a victory over Liz Carmouche. The post-fight bonuses were as follows: Knockout of the Night: Robbie Lawler with his first round TKO of Josh Koshchek. Submission of the Night: Kenny Robertson with his unique...

Feb 23, 2013 9:32 pm

UFC 157 Results: Fighters Deliver In Historic Event | UFC NEWS

Tonight at Anaheim’s Honda Center the UFC held its first ever bout contested between two female athletes. In the main event Ronda Rousey successfully defended her title for the first time and earned the right to finally call herself a UFC Champion. Challenger Liz Carmouche put made a valiant effort and put Rousey in a...

Feb 23, 2013 11:01 am

‘UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche’ Main Card Play-By-Play And Live Results | UFC NEWS

The historic UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche event goes down tonight from Anaheim, California’s Honda Center in the beautiful county of Orange. The evening’s pay-per-view card kicks off at 7:00 P.M. PT. BJPENN.COM will be providing up to the minute action in this live-play-by-play for those who can’t watch the event. Live Play-By-Play: JOSH KOSCHECK...