20 Important Facts About Ronda “Rowdy” Rousey

If you are a guy who is searching for a woman to be your date, it would be best if she is not someone like Ronda Rousey. Doing this will not just make you safe from heartaches, but will also keep you away from bruises and injuries whenever you will have a fight. If you want to know why, then the best reason for this is that Ronda Rousey is the considered today as the strongest and the fiercest woman MMA fighter in the world. She is not just popular for being an MMA fighter, because she is also a very well-known judo champion and Hollywood actress.

Let us discover more important and interesting facts about Ronda Rousey below:ronda-rousey

  1. Her full name is Ronda Jean Rousey.
  2. Rousey was born in February 1, 1987 in Riverside, California, United States.
  3. She was also famous with her nicknames or stage names Rowdy and The Arm Collector.
  4. Rousey is currently living in Venice, California, United States.
  5. She is 5 ft 7 in tall and weighing 135 lbs.
  6. Rousey started fighting for the Featherweight division of the UFC in 2011 but then later transferred to the Bantamweight division on the same promotion in 2012.
  7. She is a very lethal fighter who has only one fighting style, which is Judo.
  8. With her 13 total professional fights, 12 are wins and only 1 loss.
  9. Ronda Rousey’s mother, AnnMaria De Mars has a black belt also in Judo and in fact, she was the first American to win the World Judo Championships.
  10. She had a slight learning disability when she was still a child because her umbilical cord was wrapped around her neck at birth. Because of this incident, Ronda Rousey was unable to speak until she was six years old.
  11. She began doing Judo at the age of 11 with her mother and six years later, Rousey was already competing at the Olympics.
  12. Ronda Rousey was the first American woman to be an Olympic medalist in Judo.
  13. She got her “Rowdy” nickname from the famous Canadian professional wrestler Roddy Piper.
  14. Rousey is a Pokemon fan and in fact, she still plays this game until now.
  15. Her signature finishing move is the Armbar.
  16. Ronda Rousey was the 2015 Sports Illustrated swimsuit model. This really makes a headline because this magazine rarely lets female fighters to be their swimsuit model.
  17. She won her first amateur MMA fight in just 23 seconds.
  18. Ronda Rousey was a bartender before he decided to be an MMA fighter.
  19. She currently holds the 2nd fastest Championship win in UFC history in just 14 seconds to her opponent Cat Zingano at UFC 184.
  20. Ronda Rousey is the 2nd best female bantamweight fighter in the world according to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Then, Sherdog and Fight Matrix considered her as the 4th best pound-for-pound Women’s MMA fighter.

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