Ronda Rousey returned at tonight’s WWE Royal Rumble event in Philadelphia.
Rumors had been swirling for months now that the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, would return to the WWE ring at tonight’s pay-per-view event.
The current manager of Monday Night RAW Kurt Angle basically confirmed those rumors earlier today when he posted the following photo on Instagram which included the former UFC women’s champion.
Ronda Rousey did not actually participate in tonight’s Royal Rumble event. However, “Rowdy” did make an appearance at the conclusion of the women’s Royal Rumble where she declared that she will participate at Wrestlemania this April.
— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) January 29, 2018
According to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, Ronda Rousey has signed a full-time contract with the WWE.
UFC’s Ronda Rousey has signed a full-time contract with WWE, according to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. pic.twitter.com/ZeGZeSnwHZ
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 29, 2018
Fight fans had not seen Ronda Rousey since her devastating first-round knockout loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207.