Ronda Rousey Speaker Profile
Ronda Rousey was born February 1, 1987 and is an American judoka and mixed martial artist. She formerly trained at the Olympic Training Center in Wakefield, Massachusetts under guidance of Jimmy Pedro and is now part of Team Hayastan in Santa Monica, California.
Rousey trains under Gokor Chivichyan, Leo Frincu and Gene Lebell, along with Team Hayastan fighters such as Manny Gamburyan, Karen Darabedyan, Sako Chivitchian and Sevak Magakian. Rousey is currently the #2-ranked 145-pound female MMA fighter in the world according to the Unified Women's MMA Rankings. She has finished all of her opponents by armbar.
Rousey was scheduled to make her Strikeforce debut against Sarah D'Alelio on July 30, 2011 at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. The fight was pushed back and eventually took place on the Strikeforce Challengers 18 main card on August 12, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rousey defeated D'Alelio by technical submission due to an armbar early in the first round. The victory was controversial as referee Steve Mazzagatti only stopped the fight because D'Alelio appeared to make a brief sound. According to instructions given to fighters before they compete, this is typically deemed to be a verbal submission. Mazzagatti initially did nothing, but after Rousey looked at him and stated that D'Alelio had submitted, he stopped the fight. D'Alelio admitted after the fight that she let out a verbal indication of pain.
Rousey faced Julia Budd at Strikeforce Challengers 20 on November 18, 2011 in Las Vegas. She won via submission due to an armbar in the first round, dislocating Budd's elbow in the process. Following the fight, she announced plans to move down to 135 pounds to challenge Miesha Tate, the current Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Champion.
Rousey will challenge Tate for her Strikeforce title on March 3, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. The fight will serve as the main event of Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey.
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Posted on 11 June 2013 | 6:01 pm
There are few athletes as personable and charismatic as Ronda Rousey, so it was a natural fit for Rousey to partner with Insureon as the protector for their marketing campaigns. “We wanted to do something different to highlight that small-business owners have someone in their corner 24-7,” said Ted Devine, CEO of insureon. “Ronda Rousey as the insureon Protector perfectly… [Read More]
Posted on 26 April 2013 | 3:07 pm
XYIENCE Xenergy, the official energy drink of the UFC, has signed a one-year endorsement contract with Ronda Rousey, the UFC women's bantamweight champion. Rousey, 26, is an Olympic bronze medalist in judo and is the first woman in history to hold and defend a UFC title. In endorsing the superior tasting, sugar-free, zero calorie Xyience Xenergy energy drink and Xenergy + beverage… [Read More]
Posted on 24 February 2013 | 9:37 pm
In the first ever women's bout in UFC history on Saturday night, Ronda Rousey defeated Liz Carmouche in a dramatic comeback win. Rousey was the first American woman to earn an Olympic medal in Judo at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics, and after she beat Carmouche on an armbar with 11 seconds left in the first round of their bantamweight title fight she became the first and current… [Read More]
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