- NAME: Ronda Rousey
- OCCUPATION: Martial Arts Expert
- BIRTH DATE: February 01, 1987 (Age: 27)
- Did You Know?: Rousey's mom, Ann Maria DeMars, was the first American to win a gold medal at the World Judo Championships, in 1984.
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Riverside, California
- Full Name: Ronda Jean Rousey
- Nickname: Rowdy
- ZODIAC SIGN: Aquarius
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American Ronda Rousey helped bring female mixed martial arts to a mainstream audience en route to becoming the first UFC women's champion.
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After one more speedy victory, Rousey was the first woman to sign with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the world's largest mixed martial arts league. Designated Bantamweight Champion, she successfully defended her belt in the inaugural UFC women's bout in February 2012, submitting Liz Carmouche via her patented armbar in four minutes and 49 seconds, her longest fight to date.
In the summer of 2013, Rousey appeared in another sexy photo spread, for Maxim,
and announced plans to star in the upcoming action films The Expendables 3 and Fast & Furious 7. Having achieved celebrity status, it remained to be seen whether she could sustain the drive to succeed in the brutal sport that had made her a star.
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