Ronda Rousey Speaker Profile
Ronda Rousey Biography
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 22 June 2015 | 2:12 pm
UFC Star Ronda Rousey has joined up with EA Sports UFC Mobile Android game along with six other female fighters to be featured in the electronic game. This will surely add a lot of variety to the design and Rousey even gets to be on the cover of the whole thing. Previously, Jon “The Bones” Jones was the headlining image of the UFC game but due to some legal matters, he had to be...[Read More]
Posted on 11 February 2015 | 6:47 pm
The American mixed martial artist and Olympic medalist Ronda Rousey was recently featured in the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. The current UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion remains undefeated in her 10 for 10 UFC fight record to date, and she won those by 2 knockouts and 8 submissions. Rousey began learning martial arts at the age of 11 while taking classes with her...[Read More]
Posted on 1 November 2014 | 8:32 pm
MMA superstar Ronda Rousey is among the most popular female fighters competing today, and her popularity only seems to be on the rise with each one of her new accomplishments. In addition to her Olympic Gold Medal in Judo, flourishing acting career, and successful MMA career, Rousey is also venturing into the realm of fashion. This fall Rousey will be appearing in the holiday ads for...[Read More]
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