UFC President Dana White has stated that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey single handidly changed his mind regarding women fighters in the UFC.
It’s no secret that Rousey is one of the UFC’s biggest stars. With a bronze medal in the Olympics in Judo, a 10-0 professoinal record, and a 4-0 record in the UFC, Rousey is one of the biggest stars in combat sports.
UFC commentator Joe Rogna spoke on UFC Tonight about Rousey’s star power, as well as her impact on the sport, saying:
“She’s not just a once in a lifetime athlete, she’s a once ever,”
“She’s so dominant. She’s not just a really beautiful girl just getting by, she’s smashing people.”
Rousey will defend her women’s bantamweight title against Cat Zingano on February 28th at UFC 184.