Tag - Ronda Rousey

Taz alleges Rousey vs Holm fight was a work

Former WWE and TNA color commentator Taz is all over the headlines after he stated on his daily morning radio show that the UFC Bantamweight title fight between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm was a work. Taz, discussing the outcome on The Taz Show on CBS’ Play.It, said that he’s been around enough to know when something is a work. He explained...

“Rowdy” Ronda Rousey: What’s next?

Records are there to be broken. No matter how good you are, one day you will find your match. There only a few records in sports that still stand, especially if you carefully choose your opponents. But when your opponent is in the hands of your promoter, who wants the best for his promotion, then chances are your reign will one day or another come...

Ronda Rousey wants the WWE Divas title

Speaking at a media day in Los Angeles to promote her fight at UFC 193, current UFC Women’s champion Ronda Rousey said that she wants to conquer WWE after her time in MMA is done. In a story carried out by Fox Sports, Rousey said she wants to be remembered as one of the greatest fighters of all time at any sport, especially boxing...

Flair tells Rousey that in wrestling everyone thinks the world of her

16 time world heavyweight champion and 2 time WWE Hall of Famer the Nature Boy Ric Flair told UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey that everyone thinks the world of her in professional wrestling following her fight against Bethe Correia yesterday. Addressing Rousey on Twitter, Flair said, [email protected]_Roddy_Piper thought the world of you...

Dana White says he will not agree to Rousey wrestling in WWE

John Pollock of The Fight Network conducted an interview with UFC President Dana White for UFC 186 and touched the idea of Ronda Rousey wrestling for WWE after her successful WrestleMania 31 appearance. Pollock asked White if Rousey came to him to wrestle a match, is he willing, will he be open to let her do it? “What she did at WrestleMania was...

Ronda Rousey says WWE return is in her future plans

Ronda Rousey cannot see her future without WWE and is determined to go back no matter what. Appearing on Roddy Piper’s podcast, Rousey said that she has never experienced anything like what she felt at WrestleMania 31 a few weeks ago as she stood in the ring with The Rock, Triple H, and Stephanie McMahon. “I had a problem when I left,”...

Ronda Rousey answers WM-related questions during Twitter Q&A

UFC Bantamweight women’s champion Ronda Rousey did a Twitter Q&A with her fans to promote the Fast & Furious 7 movie and answered a couple of WrestleMania-related questions. When asked how awesome it was to be in the ring with The Rock, Triple H, and Stephanie McMahon, Rousey said it was like being asked to pinch hit in the World Series...

Rousey’s agent says no other WWE dates in her future for now

Ronda Rousey’s agent Brad Slater told Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight that the UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion has no other dates with WWE planned, at least for now. Slater said with certainty that for this year there is nothing planned and there is no guarantee of anything beyond what happened at WrestleMania 31 with The Rock, Triple H, and...

Mainstream media websites cover Rousey’s WrestleMania appearance

The appearance of Ronda Rousey at WrestleMania gave WWE a lot of free publicity on mainstream media websites that usually don’t cover WWE at all. But thanks to the baddest woman walking on God’s green earth, the media suddenly all jumped on the Rock/Rousey/WrestleMania bandwagon. Outlets such as CNN, FOX Sports, CBS Sports, Washington Post...

Ronda Rousey: “We’re just gettin’ started”

It seems that the partnership between WWE and Ronda Rousey will go past last night’s epic WrestleMania moment. “The night: Historic. The moment: Electric. The Rock, Ronda & the WWE Universe: Magic,” Rousey tweeted today. And perhaps the most important comment that will send WWE fans in frenzy came right after that. “We’re just...

The Rock and Ronda Rousey create special WrestleMania moment

There were plenty of WrestleMania moments during the show yesterday but perhaps the most memorable one was when UFC Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey decided to tag team with The Rock and stick it to The Authority. The Rock dropped hints all week long that he might show up at WrestleMania and when Stephanie McMahon and Triple H were boasting...

UFC’s Ronda Rousey gets physical at indy wrestling event

UFC Women’s champion Ronda Rousey got physical at a live event for Pro Wrestling Guerrilla in Resada, California, yesterday night. Rousey, who attended the event with fellow UFC fighter and wrestling fan Shayna Baszler, sat in front row for the show and the champ got her hands dirty in the opening match. The first match saw Biff Busick taking on...

Ronda Rousey nominates The Rock for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been called out – or rather, nominated – for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by his friend and UFC Women’s champion Ronda Rousey. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge consists of nominating a person and they must either pour a bucket of icy water over their head within 24 hours and capture it on video or donate...