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Ronda Rousey is an American mixed martial artist, judoka, and actress, born in 1987 in Riverside, California.

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1 Feb, 2018

McGregor ‘delighted’ for Rousey joining WWE

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McGregor says he is delighted Rousey is joining WWE.

I’m delighted for her, absolutely over the moon for her. She looked like she really enjoyed herself at the event, and I was very, very happy to see her. She’s a pioneer for the game, and she’s came through it all and faced big wins, and big, big losses. And she came through it. And it’s great to see her represent herself and mixed martial arts and have fun in WWE.

Conor McGregor talks about Floyd Mayweather in UFC, his future, Ronda Rousey on 1/31/18

11 Aug, 2017

Report: Rousey training for pro wrestling career

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According to Fightful.com, which cites WWE sources, the company:

referred Rousey … to current superstar Brian Kendrick for training purposes in Southern California.

Rousey, who has been known as a major fan of pro wrestling, was also spotted speaking with WWE executive Triple H at a taping for the Mae Young Classic, the company’s all-female tournament. She was ostensibly on hand to cheer for her friend Shayna Baszler, a former UFC fighter competing in the tournament, but her presence sparked renewed speculation that she herself might be close to joining the action. Fightful:

There was also buzz backstage at the tournament — mainly among WWE employees and contractors — that Rousey’s training would start soon,” Fightful reported. “She’s taken some basic bumps among other things thus far.

17 May, 2017

Johnson to Rousey: ‘You got your ass beat, grow the f-ck up’

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When Johnson is asked about his winning streak and the possibility of losing, he brings up Rousey.

You look at Ronda Rousey. You got your ass beat, grow the f-ck up. It happens. It’s mixed martial arts. I don’t want to be like that. If I lose, I’ll be like, I lost…Everybody f-cking loses. It’s part of the sport. Grow up. Look, Ronda, you lost two f-cking fights in a row, and you made more f-cking money than the women’s roster. You’ll be fine, don’t worry about it.

Johnson says he cried a lot when he lost to Pickett in 2010 and cried even more after falling to Cruz.

I was like, It’s part of life, you’re going to f-cking lose, I’m over it. I came home and nothing changed. Nothing changed. Nobody said, ‘You f-cking suck, blah, blah, blah.’ When I started to win, nothing still changed. The only thing that changed is people started to recognize me more. So now that’s my mindset. Somebody came to me and told me: ‘You know what I love about you?’ ‘What?’ ‘The outcome of your fights never dictates the person you are.

21 Apr, 2017

Rousey, Brown get engaged

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Rousey and Browne say they are engaged. Browne proposed with a square diamond ring under a waterfall in New Zealand about a week ago. No date has been set for the wedding. The couple have been dating since 2015.

We’re getting married! Under a waterfall. It felt like the right place to do it.

9 Apr, 2017

White not expecting Rousey to return to UFC

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At the UFC 210 post-fight media scrum, White says he is not expecting Rousey to return to the UFC.

Ronda and I talk maybe once a week, once every two weeks. She has not said anything to me about a comeback…If I had to guess, I would guess that she would not come back.

UFC 210: Dana White Post-Fight Media Scrum

29 Mar, 2017

Rousey working with new coach

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Garner, who says he is a strength coach & nutrition specialist, says that Rousey has joined his team.

22 Feb, 2017

Rousey to appear on Blindspot

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Rousey will appear in an upcoming episode of Blindspot on NBC, which airs Wednesday nights at 8 p.m. Rousey is set to appear in episode 200, scheduled to air in early May. It is Rousey’s first acting role since she scored a non-speaking part in Drunk History on Comedy Central in 2016. She will be playing Devon Penberthy, a female prison inmate who grew up in a working class family from the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and is serving time for transporting weapons across state lines. Show press release:

She is a tough, athletic woman who knows how to fight and handle a weapon.

6 Feb, 2017

Holm doesn’t think she ‘broke’ Rousey

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Holm is asked about her win’s effect on Rousey:

I’m one of those that, I’m a firm believer in the fact that once a fighter, always a fighter. She might not ever want to fight again. She might not fight for two years, and then she might say, ‘You know what? I’m really egging for it. I want to get back in there, I really want to fight. I’ve had enough of this regular life business.’ You know? Here’s what I think about [her being broken] and a lot of people have asked me about that ever since she had that fight with Nunes. Coming off of a knockout, [whether it’s] Ronda or anybody else — I’m not saying it’s just her, it’s just fighters — you come off of a knockout it is very, very hard mentally and emotionally. You second-guess yourself. I remember when I got knocked out, every time I would spar for the first two weeks, every time I would get hit, I would be like, am I OK? Yeah, I think I’m OK. Am I OK? Yeah, I think I’m okay. You really second guess yourself a lot.

4 Feb, 2017

Coach: Holm ‘broke’ Rousey

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Winkeljohn, Holm’s coach, says Rousey was broken by Holm.

I can’t see [Rousey returning to fight] happening now. Yeah, it just absolutely can’t happen. I think Holly broke (Rousey). I think Ronda was on top of the world and Holly broke her because when she came out for Amanda she just wasn’t the same fighter by any means. Not taking anything away from Amanda, but Ronda, she didn’t have anything, she just wasn’t there. She was just basically waiting for the end in essence once she couldn’t find a way to grab her. And she did the same thing she’s done before in the past, reaching out with her left arm and trying to corral. It was just a one-sided fight just like I said. I think she’s done.

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2 Feb, 2017

Browne: ‘I don’t know’ if Rousey will fight again

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Browne, Rousey’s boyfriend, says he doesn’t know if she will fight again.

She’s doing great and she’s in a good place. For me, I have a fight Feb. 19 and that’s all that matters. I don’t know [Rousey’s fighting future]. Her and I haven’t really had that talk. That’s going to be her decision she has got to make. Honestly, I don’t know. When the time comes, she’s going to do it her way. That’s what people that support her I think will appreciate. She’ll do it like she did everything else: Her way.

31 Jan, 2017

Nunes issues public apology to Rousey

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Nunes issues an apology to Rusey over things she said after their fight.

Let me take a moment to explain myself. I was overwhelmed with adrenaline, emotion and hurt at the time. I held so much in during the weeks prior to my fight with Ronda. I might have said or posted some things at the time that I now realize was not the right thing to do. I want to apologize to Ronda. Her fans and mine and the UFC as well. Ronda is an amazing athlete and has done so much for this sport, especially for the women.

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White: Rousey is ‘probably done’ fighting

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White says Rousey will probably not fight again.

In the conversation I had with her, if I had to say right here right now – again I don’t like saying right here right now because it’s up to her – but I would’t say she fights again. I think she’s probably done. She’s going to ride off into the sunset and start living her life outside of fighting…And then once she lost, she started to say to herself, ‘What the f*ck am I doing? This is my whole life. This is it? I want to experience and start doing other things.’ And I think that’s what she started to do, and she’s got a lot of money. She’s never going to need money again….I’m happy for her. She came in and changed the world. She put female fighting on the map. She’s been part of the biggest fights in the history of women’s fighting, and I hope those records can be broken. I don’t know if they can, but I hope they do.

Pena: Rousey threatened to sue sparring partners ‘for a million dollars’

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Pena says Rousey threatened to sue her sparring partners if any of them leaked information about her training methods, and also has a clause blocking her partners from hitting her during the training sessions.

She’s not allowed to get hit in sparring. These girls have to sign these waivers to say that ‘We never hit Ronda, and we’ll never talk about this type of training ever and all this stuff, you know? She’s not really taking the toll in the fight camp of getting punched in the face legitimately so she doesn’t really know what that feels like. She’s a superstar and they don’t want to see her get any damage. So, it’s like whenever the girls would go hard on her, whenever they’d come forward and start banging it out on her, they’d tell them, ‘Hey. Knock it off. Stop it. Don’t hit her so hard and then sign this waiver and say that you were never here and that you never punched her. Don’t ever talk about how well you did in training and stuff like that because you have to sign this dotted line or else we’ll sue you for a million dollars.

26 Jan, 2017

Reigns: Rousey can succeed in WWE

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Reigns says Rousey can succeed in WWE.

I think she’s one of those athletes that gets that attention and all eyes are on her. So I think she definitely has the background, and she’s got the base to build on, so she’s got a great foundation.

25 Jan, 2017

Visits Dakota Access Pipeline protest

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TMZ reports that Rousey and Macias had visited the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. The celebrities brought fresh fruit, veggies, bread, tents and wood-burning stoves to the protest site in North Dakota.

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23 Jan, 2017

McGregor, Rousey biggest part of 2016 record UFC PPV views

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McGregor and Rousey drew the biggest pay-per-view buys in a record year for the UFC. Approximately 8,370,000 buys were sold on 13 shows in 2016, an all-time record average of 644,000 buys per show. This compares with 550,000 average per show in 2015 and 265,000 in 2014. Most shows were small but McGregor, Rousey, and UFC 200 did one million buys plus. With Rousey’s future undetermined, and McGregor taking a break, the outlook for 2017 is weak.

20 Jan, 2017

Nunes: Rousey can come back

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Nunes, speaking of her own experience in past defeats, says Rousey can come back.

I already passed this moment in my career. It’s harder to lose but if you be strong, you’ll be able to come back like I did. Make some changes, adjust. The passion in her life, the family has to be with her. The base is very important. Make some changes in her camp, move to another gym and come back strong.

She also says she was surprised Rousey continued to trade blows with her.

I think it was ego. “I knew she was gonna try to strike with me and I think that was the completely wrong strategy to fight a girl like me.

15 Jan, 2017

Mayweather: I’ll coach Rousey if she’s willing

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When asked if he could help Rousey improve her hand work, Mayweather says:

I’ll work with her, if she’s willing to work with me.

Rousey has previously criticized Mayweather over domestic violence. Mayweather also talks about spending $250,000 in a jewelers, and investing.

I’m retired, but I still got the great life ‘cos I made smart investments. The key is smart investments. [I advise you to invest in] real estate. I have $1.2 billion in real estate. Surround yourself with a smart team. Like I tell a female, ‘Give me 1% of your trust, I’ll earn the other 99’.

14 Jan, 2017

Rogan: Rousey likely won’t return to fighting

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Rogan says Rousey will most likely not return to fighting,

I don’t think she is [going to fight again]. Amanda Nunes is a very, very dangerous puncher. She kicks and punches so f-cking hard, and she has long arms. She puts you on the end of those long punches, and she dinged Ronda very early in the fight, and you could tell she was rocked…If she does, she should come back in a calculated manner. Don’t just rush in and fight for the title like she did. I think that’s crazy. Taking a year off taking a head kick getting knocked out – where’s your head at? Was she 100 percent committed to this as far as training for the entire time off, or did she just get in really good shape over the last few months and had she been training at all before then? You’d have to ask her and answer all those questions, but if she doesn’t want to be fighting, she shouldn’t be fighting.

12 Jan, 2017

Mayweather sends Rousey message of support

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Mayweather sends a message of support to Rousey, after discussing domestic violence.

Even though in the past they tried to make make me compete against a female, because of certain obstacles i have been through in my life. As far as domestic violence As far Only God can judge me. We never see any marks or bruises. No photos. Show me photos! I am guilty of restraining someone…I want Ronda Rousey to hold your head up. Keep believing…Her losing had a lot to do with taking time off…I don’t want her to think this is the end of the world. She’s hearing it from the best. She’ll be okay. Ronda Rousey, hold your head up. You’re still a true champion in our eyes. You made women’s MMA huge, so stay focused, go back to the drawing board and do what you gotta do. 2017 is a whole new year.

FLOYD MAYWEATHER TELLS RONDA ROUSEY "HOLD YOUR HEAD UP"; COMMENTS ON KO LOSS TO NUNES