Ronda Rousey is an American professional wrestler, actress, and former mixed martial artist and judoka. She is currently signed to WWE, performing on the Raw brand. Rousey is is the current Raw Women’s Champion in her first reign. Have a look at Ronda Rousey then and now photos.
Rousey began her career as a mixed martial artist in 2010 and became the first American woman to earn an Olympic medal in judo. Rousey signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in 2012 where she enjoyed a 2.5-year undefeated streak. She became the first female champion in the history of UFC and holds the record as the longest ever reigning UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion. Fox Sports described Rousey as “one of the defining athletes of the 21st century.”
Ronda Rousey Childhood Photo
Rousey has been regarded as a symbol of female empowerment. Here is how she looked in her childhood.
Rousey has also enjoyed success as an actress and she appeared in the films The Expendables 3 (2014), Furious 7 (2015), and Mile 22 (2018). She also released her autobiography My Fight / Your Fight in 2015 as an author.
Ronda Rousey isn’t just the most recognizable woman in the UFC, she is arguably one of the most recognizable athletes in the world today.
According to her, she started judo at the age of 11, retired at 21, and started MMA at 22. She made her UFC debut in 2013 and emerged as more than the best female MMA fighter in the world.
Ronda Rousey is now an author, actress, magazine cover model, fashion icon and sought-after TV guest.
Ronda Rousey was the first American woman to earn an Olympic medal in judo (bronze), which she won at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
She has won the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship, as well as the Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Championship. She won 12 consecutive MMA fights, 6 in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Ronda Rousey 2019
Here is how Rousey looks now in 2019.
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