Archive: Ronda Rousey

Jul 31, 2014 7:04 pm

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey’s 24-Hour Fitness Desk Job

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey didn’t always have the wealth and popularity of a mega-star. Before she was the champ, she worked the front desk at a 24-hour fitness. Check it: The Caption Reads, #tbt taking a picture of myself on security cam, bored and tired while workin a graveyard shift at 24 hr fitness…...

Jul 29, 2014 2:39 pm

PHOTO | Jessamyn Duke With UFC Title Belt

UFC women’s bantamweight Jessamyn Duke, who is training partners with Ronda Rousey, was rocking the UFC title belt while at a promotional event yesterday. Check it out: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 29, 2014 5:01 am

Ronda Rousey Likely To Be The Face Of UFC’s Uniform Deal

It was earlier this year that the fight community was in an uproar after Dana White said the UFC was looking to set a standard uniform for fighters. Today, the UFC’s senior vice president of global marketing partnerships, Mike Mossholder told Ad Week that it is “highly likely” that Ronda Rousey would be the face...

Jul 28, 2014 8:12 am

Ronda Rousey ‘Nine For IX’ Full Episode

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey talks about her ambition to fight, and how in spite of everyone doubting her when she said she wanted to be a UFC champion, she still managed to do it. In this “Nine For IX” short film directed by the Mundo Sisters for ESPNW on you can get...

Jul 27, 2014 12:25 pm

White Backs Off Carano Talk – “It’s complicated”, says the UFC Boss

  A very short, and seemingly agitated, Dana White was quick to turn reporters off the Gina Carano topic yesterday when pressed by the assembled media. This comes on the heels of White stating just last week that they would fly to L.A. and get the deal done without issue. Last night at the press-conference...

Jul 24, 2014 9:04 pm

The Rock Explains Why He Passed On An MMA Career & Who He Thinks Takes Jon Jones

“I always have my eyes on the champions, specifically the heavyweight and light heavyweight champs. Cain Velasquez is an animal with the type of heart and conditioning that makes me want to run through a wall at 3 a.m. and do my cardio and training. My buddy Jon Jones is a very special fighter who...

Jul 24, 2014 12:25 pm

Gina Carano UFC Deal Near Complete

The possible signing of Gina Carano has generated a lot of news recently. The excitement of having the pioneer of women’s MMA joining the UFC has definitely excited fans, and the rollercoaster ride of signing, not signing, and signing again has certain thrown fans for a loop. However, UFC President Dana White hinted last week...

Jul 24, 2014 6:41 am

‘The Rock’ Breaks Down Potential Carano vs. Rousey Bout

Having worked in Hollywood with both Gina Carano and Ronda Rousey, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson was asked to predict the outcome of this potential UFC Showdown. “Come on, man, you can’t ask me that. That’s like asking me, “Hey, Rock, which side of your handsome face do you like better, left or right?” Obviously, it’s...

Jul 23, 2014 10:59 am

Dana White: “Rousey is the greatest athlete I’ve ever worked with”

“She’s (expletive) fascinating. She’s the greatest athlete I’ve ever worked with on every level. Everybody talks about how I’m always Ronda this and Ronda that. It’s hard not to be Ronda this and Ronda that when you deal with her. Look at the attention she gets. We have her doing all this crazy shit. She’s...

Jul 23, 2014 9:19 am

Cat Zingano Fires Back At Upcoming Opponent For Blatant Disrespect

  Top female bantamweight, ‘Alpha’ Cat Zingano is fed up with Amanda Nunes running her mouth. Nunes has been on a media tour, hexing the UFC’s bantamweight division and doing her best Chael Sonnen impersonation in the process. (See all that HERE). Cat took to twitter with the following: Keep running your mouth @Amanda_Leoa ,...

Jul 23, 2014 9:03 am

In Focus: Ronda Rousey

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey explains the origin of her nickname “Rowdy” and discusses her ambitions in Hollywood and in the Octagon. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 23, 2014 8:45 am

QUICK TWITT | Ronda Rousey’s Mom Gets Caught Up in Unfair Stereotype

At one point in MMA history, if your daughter worked a UFC event she was a ring girl. Then came Ronda Rousey. And while Ronda is a huge mega-star, the rest of the world is still playing catch up to the UFC’s influx of female talent, not required to wear next to nothing on national TV....

Jul 23, 2014 6:39 am

Amanda Nunes: ‘I’ll punch Ronda Rousey and make her give up’

Of all the people that were amazed and impressed by Ronda Rousey’s recent 16-second knockout of Alexis Davis, there were a few that didn’t find the feat to be all that great. One of the nay-sayers is possible title contender, Amanda Nunes. Nunes is scheduled to battle Cat ZIngano on September 27th in Las Vegas,...

Jul 22, 2014 1:57 pm

Amanda Nunes Looks To KO Zingano And Take Rousey’s Belt

Amanda Nunes believes extending her win streak to 3 with a win over Cat Zingano in September will put her in the running for a shot at Ronda Rousey’s bantamweight title. Nunes spoke with to talk about how she is going to prove she is ready for a shot against Rousey. “I want to...

Jul 22, 2014 1:24 pm

RUMOR: Ronda Rousey’s Ex Training Cat Zingano

Cat Zingano will be making her return to the UFC in September to fight Amanda Nunes. Should Zingano win, she will be given a title shot at bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. A member of the UnderGround stumbled across a picture Zingano had posted on her personal Twitter of herself and her son along with two...

Jul 21, 2014 9:43 pm

Holly Holm Supports Rousey vs. Carano Fight

Holly Holm supports a fight between Ronda Rousey and wmma legend Gina Carano. She spoke with ESPN about the bout earlier today to give her opinion on whether or not she believes Carano deserves an immediate title shot against Rousey. “Carano has been on the big show before, so she can handle the pressure.” said...

Jul 21, 2014 8:42 pm

Rousey Slams Cyborg, Calls Her An “It”

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey landed a spot in The New Yorker magazine, in which she was asked about Cris Cyborg and what she thinks of Cyborg. Below is the excerpt from the article, which can be read in its entirety here. “In a perfect world, she wouldn’t have been taking all those steroids...

Jul 21, 2014 7:26 pm

A Look At Brutal Finishes From Rousey’s Biggest Threats

With the recent signing of Holy Holm, the return of Cat Zingano, and the signing of Gina Carano on the horizon, there is much talk as to who the biggest threat is to Ronda Rousey’s UFC bantamweight title. Lets take a look at some of the most devastating finishes from Rousey’s biggest threats. First we’ll...

Jul 21, 2014 2:38 pm

‘Mean Girl’ Ronda Rousey Lands Article In New Yorker Magazine

UFC women’s bantamweight champion found herself in The New Yorker with a lengthy in depth article on Rousey’s life and career that showcases Rousey’s personality behind the scenes and why she is the way she is. Below are several excerpts from the article, titled “Mean Girl” which can be read here. I never wanted to...

Jul 21, 2014 9:26 am

White Praises Rousey: She Is The Greatest Athlete I’ve Ever Worked With

UFC President Dana White praised UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey during a media event at UFC Fight Night Dublin, even going as far as to say that Rousey is the greatest athlete that he has ever worked with. “She’s (expletive) fascinating. She’s the greatest athlete I’ve ever worked with on every level,” said UFC...

Jul 20, 2014 7:07 pm

Nunes Wants To KO Zingano And Earn Title Shot

“I want to show in this fight that I’m ready for Ronda and for the title. This is the fight that I needed to prove I’m ready to fight for the UFC title… She will keep it standing, and that’s what I want, but as soon as she feels my hands, she will try to...

Jul 20, 2014 6:59 pm

Holm Approves Of Immediate Title Shot For Carano

“Carano has been on the big show before, so she can handle the pressure. There are a lot of girls who have been working hard for a shot who might deserve it a little more than someone who has been out that long, but Carano has put a lot of time in before. She’s earned...

Jul 18, 2014 12:34 pm

UFC Boss Says Carano Deal Near Done, Expects Carano vs. Rousey In December

New developments in the UFC’s female title picture were revealed this afternoon by UFC President Dana White, while in Dublin. According to the UFC boss a deal with Gina Carano is near complete and the company is expecting Gina to fight against Ronda Rousey this December for the UFC bantamweight title. White explained, “Ronda’s been...