Rousey stated she never got as excited watching judo or any other sport. Ronda Jean Rousey (/razi/; born February 1, 1987) is an American professional wrestler, actress, former judoka and mixed martial artist.  Christopher Sabat, the English voice actor of Vegeta, jokingly replied in an interview, "She has seen my power level for what it is She also scares me.  On April 21, 2021, Rousey announced on her official YouTube channel that she was four months pregnant with her first child. According to Variety, Rousey reached out to Swayze's widow, Lisa Niemi, to ask for her blessing, which Niemi gave. The match was good, but she was awesome".
, In April 2015, Rousey visited Yerevan, Armenia for the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. , As of 2017, Rousey lives in Venice, California. In a 2012 interview before her first match with Miesha Tate, Rousey said: "When I was doing judo my main advantage was my conditioning and my pace; I used to wear people out." ", In May, after she was challenged by then-champion Nia Jax, it was announced that Rousey would get her first opportunity at the Raw Women's Championship at the next payperview, Money in the Bank. , Rousey trained closely with Gamburyan.  Rousey has a 30 record in amateur MMA competition, and the combined duration of all her amateur fights is under 2 minutes. Back in 2004, her teammates thought Rousey "would kill these girls" in MMA, but also thought she was "too pretty to get hit in the face" and should keep doing judo.  Rousey said that she would throw Kaufman's arm at her corner after ripping it off with an armbar, and threatened to choke or pound Kaufman's face to death. A decorated judoka, Rousey typically grounds an opponent with hip throws and sweeps, then seeks to finish with strikes or submissions.  , In 2014, Rousey was named one of espnW's Impact 25. , American professional wrestler and former mixed martial artist, "Rousey" redirects here. At WrestleMania Backlash the following month, Rousey defeated Flair in an "I Quit" match to win the SmackDown Women's Championship. After the 2008 Olympics the following year, she decided to start MMA through Team Hayastan.  In August 2015, Rousey was rumored to be in a relationship with UFC fighter Travis Browne, who knocked out Schaub in a bout the previous year, after a picture of the two together appeared on Twitter and Browne's estranged wife Jenna Renee Webb accused the two of seeing one another.  On February 25 at the Elimination Chamber payperview, Rousey was involved in an inring altercation with Triple H and Stephanie McMahon, after which she signed her contract (in storyline), thus making her a part of the Raw brand.  For her first singles match and title opportunity, she was once again praised by fans and critics for her performance, with CNET stating "For the first time, [WWE's] biggest mainstream star is a woman. 1 of the top 100 female singles wrestlers in the, Ranked No. After the fight, she is all smiles again, and usually unblemished. She was the only woman in the top 20. THE QUEEN VS. , Rousey appeared in All Access: Ronda Rousey on Showtime. During an in-ring argument between The Rock and The Authority (Stephanie McMahon and Triple H), McMahon slapped the Rock and ordered him to leave "her ring".
Rousey returned at Royal Rumble 2022, winning the women's Royal Rumble match. , Rousey appeared in the Season 2, Episode 20 episode of Blindspot playing the role of Devon Penberthy, a prison inmate serving time for transporting weapons across state lines. McMahon tried to slap her, was blocked and Rousey grabbed her arm, teasing an armbar, before throwing her out of the ring. Rousey attacked Lynch during the match, giving Lynch the disqualification victory and thus the WrestleMania triple-threat match between Rousey, Flair and Lynch was made official. Rousey is the only woman to be the champion in both the UFC and WWE, as well as the only woman to headline a pay-per-view event in both companies.
 In 2015, she appeared in the film Furious 7, and played herself in the film Entourage. ESPN immediately revealed during the segment that she had signed a fulltime contract with WWE. SmackDown Women's Champion Charlotte Flair & Sonya Deville", "2022 WWE WrestleMania 38 results: Ronda Rousey loses to Charlotte Flair, snapping undefeated singles streak", "WWE WrestleMania Backlash results: Powell's live review of Roman Reigns and The Usos vs. Drew McIntyre and RK-Bro, Charlotte Flair vs. Ronda Rousey in an I Quit match for the Smackdown Women's Title, Cody Rhodes vs. Seth Rollins, Edge vs. AJ Styles, Bobby Lashley vs. Omos, Happy Corbin vs. Madcap Moss", "5/13 WWE Friday Night Smackdown results: Powell's review of Sasha Banks and Naomi vs. Shayna Baszler and Natalya for the WWE Women's Tag Team Titles, Kofi Kingston vs. Butch, Raw Tag Champs "RK-Bro" Randy Orton and Riddle seek a tag title unification match with Smackdown Tag Champs Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso", "6/3 WWE Friday Night Smackdown results: Barnett's review of The Usos vs. Shinsuke Nakamura and Riddle for the Unified WWE Tag Titles, Raquel Rodriguez vs. Aliyah vs. Shayna Baszler vs. Natalya vs. Shotzi vs. Xia Li in a Six Pack Challenge for a shot at the Smackdown Women's Title, Riddick Moss returns", "WWE Money in the Bank results: Powell's review of the MITB ladder matches, The Usos vs. , During early fights in her MMA career, Rousey mainly used striking to set up judo.  During her first day of shooting, she injured two fingers after her left hand was jammed in a boat door. Upon her return to the United States after the fight, she hid her face from the paparazzi with a purple pillow. Team Sonnen Finale, Dana White announced that Zingano would be a coach of The Ultimate Fighter 18 against Rousey. Rousey won the fight by TKO after knocking down McMann with a knee to the body just over a minute into the first round.
This marked Rousey's first career win via a method other than armbar. , On February 18, 2020, Rousey announced her first stream on Facebook Gaming and donated all stream profits to charity.  Shortly after she retained her title against Bayley, on the January 28, 2019, episode of Raw, Rousey continued her feud with Becky Lynch (who had won the Royal Rumble match) after the latter chose to challenge her in a title match at WrestleMania 35. She cries easily, a girlhood habit she never outgrew. " They believed that despite "worry was that the match would expose Rousey's own inexperience, which would greatly damage her aura and star power", she "came across as a formidable, believable star wrestler. In many interviews Rousey has used harsh language and openly downplayed the abilities of her opponents, which she explains as a way to generate more publicity for the sport.  Only powerful grapplers, such as Miesha Tate and Liz Carmouche, have been competitive with Rousey on the ground. Rousey appeared nude on the cover of ESPN The Magazine's 2012 Body Issue and in a pictorial therein. Rousey co-starred in The Expendables 3 (2014), marking her first role in a major motion picture.
 Rousey also appeared on Conan. , Rousey is well known for her skill in grappling and is particularly noted for her string of victories by armbar.  UFC President Dana White officially announced at the UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Diaz pre-fight press conference that Rousey was the first UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion. , Rousey defended her title against Liz Carmouche on February 23, 2013, at UFC 157. After a staredown, The Rock attacked Triple H. When he stumbled toward Rousey, she tossed him out of the ring. It was reported in 2017 that Rousey had signed with the WWE on a full-time basis and had been training at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando. , Rousey faced kickboxing champion Charmaine Tweet in an MMA bout at Hard Knocks Fighting Championship: School of Hard Knocks 12 on June 17, 2011, in Calgary, Canada.  The loss to Holm impacted Rousey significantly. Rousey deleted the photos and erased his hard drive, however, fear that the pictures may still be out there influenced her to pose for ESPN magazine's Body Issue so that nude pictures of her would be seen on her own terms. , The bout was Rousey's sixth with the UFC, all of which had been victories. She went to her car and he followed, grabbing the steering wheel, so she "dragged him out onto the sidewalk, and left him writhing there". Rousey claimed that D'Alelio yelled "tap" more than once and that D'Alelio denied this and claimed to have yelled "Aaaahhh". , 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.
 However, the Road House project was cancelled in 2016.. Following the fight, she announced plans to move down to 135 pounds to challenge Miesha Tate, the Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Champion at the time, with whom she had developed a much-publicized rivalry. Rousey trained with her mother until she was 13, when she accidentally broke her mother's wrist. She soon joined Strikeforce, becoming their last Women's Bantamweight Champion until its acquisition by UFC. Her favorite Pokmon is Mew. Against accomplished strikers, such as Julia Budd and Sarah Kaufman, Rousey has typically brought the fight down and sought a quick submission. , The first American female to earn an Olympic medal in judo by winning bronze at the 2008 Summer Olympics, Rousey began her mixed martial arts (MMA) career with King of the Cage in 2011. She submitted Ediane Gomes with an armbar in 25 seconds. " Rousey has also appeared in films, including The Expendables 3 (2014), Furious 7 (2015), and Mile 22 (2018), and relegraphy My Fight / Your Fight in 2015.  She seldom stood side on with a set boxing stance, but would square up to the opponent, while still generating strong striking power, especially when near the fence, or clinching opponents with the left hand to close the distance. Rousey broke her thumb during the fight. Even those who were not agreed the match was entertaining.
On July 9, 2018, Rousey was confirmed as one of the two pre-order bonus characters for the video game WWE 2K19 (the other being wrestling veteran Rey Mysterio).  In a February 16, 2016, appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Rousey stated that she considered suicide in the immediate aftermath of her head kick KO defeat to Holm. , In her seventh title defense, Rousey faced Holly Holm in the main event at UFC 193 on November 15, 2015.
, A number of starring film roles have been developed for Rousey, including an adaptation of her autobiography My Fight / Your Fight at Paramount, The Athena Project at Warner Bros., the Peter Berg-directed action film Mile 22.  She submitted Tweet with an armbar in 49 seconds.  Rousey defeated Zingano with an armbar in 14 seconds, the shortest match in UFC championship history until Conor McGregor defeated Jos Aldo in 13 seconds 11 months later. , She entered the quarterfinals of the Tuff-N-Uff 145lbs women's tournament on November 12, 2010, and submitted promotional veteran Autumn Richardson with an armbar in 57 seconds. When a seething Rousey met him, she "slapped him across the face so hard [her] hand hurt."  Rousey dropped out of high school and later earned her GED. The tip of her ring finger was fractured while her middle finger was broken with the tendon nearly severed. , Rousey fought Bethe Correia on August 1, 2015, in Brazil, at UFC 190, winning the bout by knockout 34 seconds into the first round. She is best known for her time in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).  ", "COMPLETE WWE ELIMINATION CHAMBER PPV COVERAGE INCLUDING RAW TALK COVERAGE", "WWE Raw: Ronda Rousey's WrestleMania match confirmed", "Kurt Angle & Ronda Rousey vs. , Rousey once dated fellow UFC fighter Brendan Schaub. , Rousey is a professional wrestling fan. BUT SOMEONE GOT OVERRUN, THE TEAMS FOR SURVIVOR SERIES ARE COMPLETE, SETH STILL WANTS ANSWERS FROM DEAN, AND MORE", "BROCK LESNAR VS. DANIEL BRYAN, CHARLOTTE FLAIR VS. RONDA ROUSEY, RAW VS. SMACKDOWN & MORE: COMPLETE WWE SURVIVOR SERIES 2018 PPV COVERAGE", "THE MAN VS.  At the event, Rousey faced Charlotte Flair instead, and won via disqualification after Flair attacked her with a kendo stick and steel chairs.  She was medically cleared on December 9, 2015. , Rousey endorsed Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign in the 2016 United States presidential election.  On July 8, it was announced that Rousey would challenge Morgan for the title at SummerSlam.. While in Yerevan, she visited the Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide memorial. Title", "SmackDown Women's Champion Liv Morgan vs. Ronda Rousey", "Body Issue 2012: Ronda Rousey ESPN Video ESPN", "UFC Champ Ronda Rousey Makes Racy Debut at No. In May 2013, Rousey was ranked 29 on the Maxim Hot 100.  She also appeared on the cover and in a pictorial of the September 2013 issue.  However, the fight was moved to February 28, 2015, at UFC 184.  In a rematch between the two that took place a month later on September 16 at Hell in a Cell, Rousey once again submitted Bliss.  On the February 11 episode of Raw, Vince McMahon suspended Lynch for 60 days in storyline and announced Charlotte Flair replaced Lynch as Rousey's WrestleMania opponent.  Rousey was interviewed by WWE.com that night; when asked if she, like Brock Lesnar, would cross over to wrestling, she replied: "You never know. Also in 2004, Rousey won a gold medal at the World Junior Judo Championships in Budapest, Hungary. People made fun of my arms and called me 'Miss Man'.  Her stepfather is an aerospace engineer. , In February 2016, in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres Rousey admitted that suicidal thoughts went through her mind in the aftermath of her knockout loss to Holly Holm in November 2015. , After over a year away from the sport, Rousey returned to face current champion Amanda Nunes on December 30, 2016, in the main event at UFC 207. , In August 2008, Rousey competed at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. , Rousey is notable for introducing trash talking to women's MMA. Rousey lost in her first match to silver medalist Claudia Heill in the 63kg bracket. The victory was controversial.  At the event, in what was changed to a Winner takes all for Rousey's Raw and Flair's SmackDown Women's Championships, Lynch controversially pinned Rousey to win both titles. , It was announced at the UFC 168 post-fight press conference that Rousey would defend the UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship against fellow Olympic medalist and undefeated fighter Sara McMann in the main event at UFC 170 on February 22, 2014. , When Rousey started learning judo, her mother took her to judo clubs run by her old teammates.
Rousey went to Hayastan MMA Academy, which was run by Gokor Chivichyan, where she trained with fellow future MMA fighters Manny Gamburyan and Karo Parisyan. " She was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame in July 2018. . " The second installment of the special aired on August 15, 2012. After the fight, Rousey announced that if former Strikeforce Women's Featherweight Champion Cris Cyborg wanted to fight her, it would have to take place at bantamweight..  The next day, Rousey revealed that she was dating Browne.
 She previously appeared in EA Sports UFC, EA Sports UFC 2 and EA Sports UFC 3. , During his appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience, Rousey's trainer Edmond Tarverdyan said that Rousey started her MMA career in the 145lb division because she had to be able to make weight at short notice, due to the difficulty of finding willing opponents.  Rousey defeated D'Alelio by technical submission due to an armbar early in the first round. ", Rousey is an avid fan of Dragon Ball Z and Pokmon.