Archive: Ronda Rousey

Sep 12, 2014 2:42 pm

Ronda Rousey on Ray Rice: ‘It would have been different if I was there’

The UFC’s bantamweight champion has a solid stance on domestic abuse, and a woman’s right to defend herself. So it should come as no surprise that Ronda Rousey offered some words on the recent scandal surrounded by NFL player Ray Rice. TMZ has it: “Every person has the right to be able to defend themselves,”...

Sep 11, 2014 1:35 pm

Mayweather on Maidana Rematch: “I need a knockout”

“I need a knockout and I’m going for it. I need it to make a statement. First for myself, I want to do it for me.” Short and to the point, boxing’s pound-for-pound king, Floyd Mayweather Jr. told the media at yesterday’s press-conference (Replay Here), that he wants to obtain a knockout finish in this...

Sep 11, 2014 5:13 am

Ronda Rousey Discusses Ray Rice Domestic Abuse Scandal

“You need to respect yourself and see what you are worth … really know what you are worth. Unfortunately, I think a lot of women undersell themselves and don’t know how much they really deserve. I know for a fact that [Palmer] deserves more than she believes.” …For women, I think, you just need to...

Sep 10, 2014 4:45 pm

Mike Tyson Goes Off On Live TV *NSFW Warning*

“Hey, I don’t know who said that, you’re the only one I’ve heard say that. I don’t have no comment toward that. I think that’s negative, you’re being negative. I met the mayor, there’s nothing they can do about it. It’s so interesting that you come across as a nice guy but you’re really a...

Sep 10, 2014 2:51 pm

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Announces Plans To Retire Next Year

“I only got two more fights left (after Saturday) and after the next two fights I just want to build the Mayweather Promotions brand.” “My next fight is in May and my last fight is in September, so a year from now will be my last fight.” “Not true. I can’t say what the future...

Sep 10, 2014 1:25 pm

Floyd Mayweather Discusses Ray Rice Domestic Abuse Situation

“When it is all said and done, I wish something positive out of the situation. I’m not here to say anything negative about him. Things happen. You live and you learn.” “They said that they have suspended him for two games. Whether they have seen the tape or not, I truly believe a person should...

Sep 10, 2014 8:00 am

Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth on Newsmakers

Fight Network’s John Ramdeen & Robin Black are joined by boxing legend Iron Mike Tyson to talk about “Undisputed Truth” on Sept. 10 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, ON., looking back on his career, how he got into creating his one-man show, Mike Tyson’s Mysteries and more on Newsmakers.

Sep 10, 2014 5:31 am

Judo Gene LeBell Helps Kimmel Prank His Aunt

Jimmy has pulled so many pranks on Aunt Chippy that at at this point he’s always worried that she’ll catch on. So he sent his cousin Sal to mess with her where she would least expect it – her weekly ceramics class in Las Vegas.

Sep 4, 2014 10:50 am

PHOTO | McMann Feeds A Buffalo With Her Mouth!

Former UFC title challenger, and Olympic Silver Medalist, Sara McMann is taking some time for extracurricular activities in her time off. Check it: After @Sara_McMann spoke with the kids we decided to let her feed some buffalo…with her mouth — David Michaud (@bulldawgUFC) September 4, 2014

Sep 3, 2014 5:54 pm

GAME FACE! Ronda Rousey’s Olympic ID From 2004

The UFC’s bantamweight superstar is packing up and moving! And with that comes the rediscovery of old relics, including this gem from 2004 featuring a 17-year old Rousey ahead of her first Olympic stint. She was the youngest athlete in the games that year. Full Size: Packing boxes and moving…. Stumbled across this – Acting...

Sep 2, 2014 5:55 pm

Cyborg On Track For December Bantamweight Drop

“Everything seems to be on schedule (for Cyborg’s drop to 135lbs.). She is pumped up and ready; she is making her way. She wants that fight with Ronda. She is putting in the hard work, the time and the effort to get that fight. I think she’s very focused on getting to where she needs...

Sep 2, 2014 12:25 pm

Correia: ‘I will beat Ronda Rousey and retire undefeated’

“I don’t know what Dana White’s plans are, but I respect his decision. He knows what he has to do. But the only thing I can say is I want to be the champion so bad. I know I would give Ronda a great fight. I’m capable of beating Ronda. I know that.” “I’m one...

Sep 2, 2014 9:11 am

Cat Zingano Warrior Code

History’s first mom to ever triumph inside the Octagon illuminates the Warrior Code that drives her hunt for a UFC belt.

Sep 1, 2014 6:54 pm

Travis Browne Leaves Greg Jackson’s, Begins Training With Rousey

“I haven’t trained [at Jackson’s MMA] since my fight. I’ve been hitting mitts with Edmund (Tarverdyan) up in Glendale and I haven’t been back to Albuquerque to train. So that’s where I’ve been hitting mitts and working out a lot. Just figuring out what I need to do to further myself. I feel like I’m...

Sep 1, 2014 5:04 am

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey Training With Jake Ellenberger

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey may not have a fight booked but that hasn’t stopped her from hitting the gym, several weeks removed from knee surgery. Jake Ellenberger captured the moment on his Instagram. Check it out:

Aug 31, 2014 2:29 pm

Dana White: “There’s A Ronda Rousey On This Season Of The Ultimate Fighter

Ever since Ronda Rousey graced the Octagon with her skills, people have wondered if we would ever see a WMMA fighter in the UFC as dominant as the women’s bantamweight champion. It looks like the UFC may have found a Ronda Rousey for the newly opened strawweight division. UFC President Dana White spoke with media...

Aug 31, 2014 7:54 am

White Still Confident On Carano, Backs Off Rousey Talk

UFC President Dana White is expecting WMMA pioneer Gina Carano to have an answer by the first week of September as to whether or not she will be signing with the UFC. However now it seems that Carano may not be getting an immediate title shot upon her potential signing. White spoke to media members...

Aug 31, 2014 6:17 am

White: Rousey Wants to Beat Up Correia

Bethe Correia blasted through the competition last night at “UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto” and proceeded to call out the UFC Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey. During the post fight press conference, Dana White explained that Rousey texted him after the bout and said she wanted the fight! “You know Ronda. As soon as [Bethe] started...

Aug 27, 2014 10:09 am

Ronda Rousey Allegedly Broke Expendables 3 Producer’s Rib During Filming

“I remember the first thing we shot with Ronda, I actually got beaten up”, said Hughes. “Ronda’s first time ever on camera was the scene with Sly at a bar, and she’s really super-nervous. I went up and said, “‘Well, what do you do before a big fight?” And she says, “I like to spar...

Aug 27, 2014 9:56 am

Baszler Slams Critics: This Bout Will Be A Big F*** You To Everyone

Shayna Baszler, one of Ronda Rousey’s stablemates, and a member of her ‘Four Horsewomen’ has a strong message for critics who doubt her abilities. Steph Daniels from BloodyElbow spoke to Baszler about her fight against Bethe Correia this Saturday at UFC 177, and if Shayna thought it was personal. I think it’s personal because of...

Aug 25, 2014 9:52 am

Rousey Slams Haters Who Want Her To Grapple: Pay Me Like The UFC Does

Ronda Rousey had said that she can beat any female grappler our there in gi or no-gi BJJ. That statement sparked some controversy, which was then followed up by much criticism for the 135 pound champion, who people said should back up the statement and compete in grappling matches. Rousey spoke with BloodyElbow about a...

Aug 25, 2014 9:31 am

Carano Wants Rousey Fight At 135 Pounds

UFC President Dana White said that fans can expect an answer from Gina Carano on whether or not she will be signing with the UFC in the first week of September. In the mean time, we are left to speculate as to whether or not a superfight between the WMMA pioneer and Ronda Rousey will...

Aug 24, 2014 9:23 am

Rousey Insists “Carano Is Worst Style Matchup”

With the potential signing of Gina Carano coming up in the first week of September, UFC women’s bantmaweight champion Ronda Rousey spoke on how a potential fight with her and Carano would go. “Gina is the worst style matchup for me possible,” Rousey told MMAjunkie. “She’s the only girl that I feel like has the...

Aug 24, 2014 8:23 am

White Confirms Carano Deal Close, Hopes For More Progress In September

With rumors circling last week that Gina Carano had signed with Bellator, UFC President Dana White explained to fans and media where he was in his quest to sign the WMMA legend to a UFC contract. He spoke with MMAJunkie: “It’s complicated, but I think it’s close. I had a plan, but now I don’t...