Ronda Rousey

Mixed Martial Artist and Judoka
Born Feb 1, 1987
Age 29
Hometown Riverside, longdi...
Height 5' 0'' (1.5m)
Weight 65772.0 lb (29834...
Nationality United States
Other Names Rowdy

Ronda Rousey is an American judoka and mixed martial artist. She formerly trained at the Olympic Training Center in Wakefield, Massachusetts under guidance of Jimmy Pedro and is now part of Team Hayastan in Santa Monica, California. Rousey trains under Gokor Chivichyan, Leo Frincu and Gene Lebell, along with Team Hayastan fighters such as Manny Gamburyan, Karen Darabedyan, Sako Chivitchian and Sevak Magakian.… Read More

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1987 Birth Born on February 1, 1987.


2004 17 Years Old 1 More Event
At 17, Rousey qualified for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, becoming the youngest judoka in the entire Games.
2006 19 Years Old In April 2006, she became the first female U.S. judoka in nearly 10 years to win an A-Level tournament as she went 5-0 to claim gold at the Birmingham World Cup in Great Britain. … Read More


2007 - 2008 3 More Events
2010 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Rousey made her mixed martial arts debut as an amateur on August 6, 2010. … Read More
Rousey faced Taylor Stratford in the Tuff-N-Uff tournament semi-finals on January 7, 2011 and won by technical submission due to an armbar in 24 seconds. … Read More
Rousey challenged Tate for her Strikeforce title on March 3, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. She defeated Tate by submission due to an armbar in the first round, again dislocating her opponent's elbow, to become the new Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Champion. Rousey appeared in All Access: Ronda Rousey on Showtime. The half-hour special debuted on August 8, 2012. … Read More
Rousey defended her title against Liz Carmouche on February 23, 2013 at UFC 157. … Read More
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. … Read More
As of June 20, 2015, she is the #4 pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC. … Read More
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