Ronda Rousey on ‘Good Morning America’: Biggest Takeaways from Interview


UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey appeared on Thursday's Good Morning America for an interview with host Robin Roberts. She talked about the state of MMA in New York and some misconceptions about the sport.   Karim Zidan of Bloody Elbow passed along comments from Rousey about New York not allowing professional MMA events, including the UFC, to take place. She discussed the safety issues involved with the current approach taken by the state [sic]: MMA isn't actually banned. It Read more [...]

Ronda Rousey Next Fight: Breaking Down Potential Opponents for Title Bout


The level of domination that Ronda Rousey is showing in the bantamweight division of the UFC at the moment deserves some historical context. With her latest victory at UFC 184 over Cat Zingano—a submission win in just 14 seconds—the UFC has as close as it will ever get to a 100-point game from Wilt Chamberlain or a 56-game hitting streak from Joe DiMaggio.  It has taken Rousey just one minute and 36 seconds in total to win her last three fights. She is a perfect 11-0. She doesn't Read more [...]

UFC 184 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Rousey vs. Zingano Fight Card


UFC 184 came to Los Angeles on Saturday evening, and Ronda Rousey delivered again. The women's bantamweight champion finished via armbar, and this time it only took 14 seconds. That's right, 14 seconds. UFC newcomer Holly Holm put in a workmanlike performance against the ever-tough Raquel Pennington to get her first win. Jake Ellenberger submitted Josh Koscheck to put himself back in the win column. All-in-all it was a solid night of fights for the UFC's final February fight card. We know who won Read more [...]

Ronda Rousey: I’ve Been Operating on One Leg for a Couple of Years


She's disposed of every opponent she's faced with relative ease, but believe it or not, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey claims that she's had just one functional leg since joining the UFC. On Wednesday's episode of UFC Tonight, which aired roughly five weeks after her fourth knee surgery, Rousey said fans can finally expect a healthy version of the former two-time Olympic judoka in her next bout. This is actually my fourth knee surgery and my third scope. ... It's going to be pretty Read more [...]