Archive: Ronda Rousey

Aug 10, 2014 1:58 pm

Jon Jones Says Yes To A Superfight Against Chris Weidman

“Oh, man, I think that would be awesome. I would absolutely jump at the opportunity to have a super fight with Chris Weidman. I respect him a lot as a person and as a champion, and I think that that fight would make great sales — absolutely.” In a recent interview with Sherdog.com, UFC light-heavyweight...

Aug 9, 2014 7:23 am

Rousey & Weidman Lead PPV Success For The UFC

  When it comes to PPV buy rates we never really get disclosed true and accurate figures. However the one reliable and lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all...

Aug 7, 2014 7:16 am

Rousey: Gina Carano My Toughest Fight To Date

“My coach said from the start that Gina is the worst style matchup for me. I’m not just saying that. I don’t have to worry about fighters outmuscling or overwhelming me or catching me on the mat. The only thing I have to worry about is the one-punch knockout. And out of all of the...

Aug 7, 2014 6:36 am

Heyman: ‘The UFC has the world’s biggest PPV star in Ronda Rousey’

“I think the UFC has the biggest draw in PPV at the moment: Ronda Rousey. Rousey brings a lot of things to the table that Mayweather does not. She is new to the general media. She is very sponsorable. Floyd Mayweather is not very sponsorable. He is always in trouble with the law. He is...

Aug 7, 2014 6:33 am

Rousey’s Goal Is To Become The World’s Highest Grossing Actor

Olympic medalist, UFC Champion, World’s biggest movie star? If you’re Ronda Rousey the sky is the limit. The UFC champ recently told ESPN The Magazine of her newest goal: “I didn’t grow up wanting to be an action star. I just didn’t think it was in the cards. Now that it’s a possibility, I’m like,...

Aug 5, 2014 8:27 am

Couture Thinks Matchup Between Rousey And Carano Is “Silly”

When UFC President Dana White said he was bringing back Gina Carano and wanted her to fight Ronda Rousey immediately for the title, there was an imaginary line immediately drawn in the sand. Those that wanted to see the fight given Carano’s legendary status, and those that thought the fight was pointless given Carano’s time...

Aug 4, 2014 10:40 am

UFC 175 Like You’ve Never Seen It Before

On the UFC’s 4th of July card, at UFC 175, we saw Ronda Rousey retain her bantamweight title over Alexis Davis, and Chris Weidman retain his middleweight strap against Lyoto Machida. In case you missed the action you can rewatch it here in a very cinematic video.

Aug 1, 2014 6:16 pm

Cole Miller Trains Judo While Reppin Ronda Rousey

Top UFC featherweight Cole Miller has no problem working Judo drills over at American Top Team while rocking his fresh Ronda Rousey Tee. The Caption Reads, “Just got through practicing some judo footwork drills. I had to get into the judo theme with my @Fightchix Ronda Rousey shirt.”

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:

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 espnW.com 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...