Ronda rousey visit fuels aust young womens interest for mma
By BILL WILSON
Ronda Rousey may be a superstar, but it’s hard to get excited about a young woman running the sport. Not in this town.
The 23-year-old American Kickboxing Academy member will face fellow UFC woman’s Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes Saturday night (Nov. 17) in UFC 207, after which Rousey will return to California for the debut of her new mixed martial arts training camp, the Ultimate Fighter: Brazil event.
“I don’t feel that it’s going to be a total loss," said Rousey, who won a bronze medal in the women’s featherweight bout at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England. “You look at how the last two fights went, it was not easy for them. The way they used them, and then to go up against a much better fighter is going to be tough for a lot of reasons. So, to know when she can step up in the fight, I think it’s good. I definitely want to be in there and compete and fight."
Rousey, who was part of one of the world’s biggest mixed martial arts stars, the UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Courtesy of UFC
Rousey became a star when she won her UFC 193 debut back in July 2013, beating longtime bantamweight champ Miesha Tate in a dominant head-to-head bout that drew the combined 6.7 million worldwide ratings of UFC 194, the event of the 2015 season. The bout was Rousey’s third title defense after three straight wins, before dropping “Rowdy" Ronda Rousey and becoming the third of four women, as well as the second woman to wi강남 마사지n the Strikeforce women’s bantamweight championship in a three-fight span — following Michelle Waterson’s win over Liz Carmouche at UFC 195 and Carla Esparza’s 수원 출장 안마win over Ronda Rousey at UFC 216 in October.
After being a household name for two years, Rousey, who was still coming to terms with the loss of her Olympic gold medal win and being a fresh fighter again, said she felt inspired by what she saw in 퍼스트 카지노Nunes to take an interest in martial arts, and it paid off with an explosive first-round knockout over the Brazilian, at the UFC 197 weigh-ins two months after Tate’s victory.
“She was fantastic and was amazing and in a situation where that’s a very hard way t