Now it’s official: Ronda Rousey has signed with the UFC, becoming the first woman to step in the Octagon.
The Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion will begin fighting for the promotion in 2013, probably in the early months. The name for her first opponent is not confirmed yet, but there are rumors about Strikeforce competitor Liz Carmouche (last victory with Kaitlin Young at Invicta Fc 2). As you know, our hopes are for a Dream Fight against Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos.
On the other hand, losing the women’s division, the entire promotion of Strikeforce will end his glorious history following its show in January 2013. As consequence, many fighters then will Read more »
The verbal quarrel between Ronda Rousey and Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Santos continues (Ronda Rousey vs Cris Cyborg Santos first post), and we are happy, because we want to see this great fight.
“I think Cyborg really doesn’t have any other options besides me. I think she’s a victim of her own cheating, whereas when she was doped up and she looked like she was so head-over-heels above all these girls, it made the women’s division look bad. Then she cleaned out her own division because of that. Now she’s having to deal with the consequences of it. No one’s going to want to fight a cheater. I’m pretty much her only option and I’m chock full of options.” Ronda said recently.
Santos has not fought since failing a steroid test last December and lost her 145 pound title.
The Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion invited Cyborg to Read more »
She is one of the most popular covers for this year’s ESPN the Body Issue.
She is the the current Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion and the first American woman to earn an Olympic medal in judo at the Summer Olympics.
She is undefeated and won all the matches by an impressive armbar in the first round.
She is Ronda Rousey, and everyone wants her. One on the top of the list is UFC president Dana White.
They were together at the recent Sons of Anarchy premiere for FX and the photographers were all for her. He is a huge fan of Ronda and said: “I absolutely, positively would bring Ronda Rousey into the UFC.”
If so, Ronda would be the Read more »