Ronda Rousey

Born Feb 1, 1987
Age 29
Hometown Riverside, Califo...
Height 5' 0'' (1.5m)
Weight 61236.0 lb (27776...
Other Names Rowdy

Ronda Jean Rousey is an American mixed martial artist and former judoka. She is the current Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Champion. She has finished all of her opponents by armbar in the first round. Rousey is the first American woman to earn an Olympic medal in Judo at the Summer Olympics. Rousey trains under famous Armenian fighters Gokor Chivichyan and Edmond Tarverdyan of the Glendale Fighting Club in Glendale, CA.… 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


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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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