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 »
According to Ronda Rousey, breaking an arm feels like “tearing apart a turkey with a crotch”. A sort of game, so to speak.
“I don’t think it’s satisfying. It kind of grosses me out. I tell everybody, it kind of feels like tearing apart a turkey with a crotch. It really does. It’s gross. When you’re trying to get a turkey thing off and you feel all the cartilage and the tendons and the bones coming off, when you’re pulling it, it really is that exact feeling” she said during the interview. “It’s gross. But that’s the way it is. They’d try to do the exact same thing to me. I’ve felt it being done to my own arms”.
The best example of this is what she did to Miesha Tate when she won the 135-pound title in March.
The 25 year-old has in fact has won all nine of her bouts in the same way: armbar. And often with bad consequences for her “victims”.
In a former interview, she explained where she learned her signature move: her judoka mother jumped on her every morning to wake her up with armbars! If it is not maternal love… View the complete interview!
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 »