COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ronda Rousey, new Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champ, with her new belt over her shoulder, spoke with ProMMAnow.com‘s (www.prommanow.com) Brian Furby from the Gaspari booth at the 2012 Arnold Sports Festival on Sunday about her first round armbar submission of Miesha Tate in the main event Saturday night LIVE on Showtime.
Rousey talked about what it felt like to finally go past the one minute mark in a fight and get some more cage time in. She gave her thoughts on the Sarah Kaufman vs. Alexis Davis fight, their performances and her willingness to face Kaufman in her first title defense. Rousey talked about the significance of having the legend “Judo” Gene Lebell in her corner, and also explained why she will never wear “short-shorts” again in a fight.
Finally, Rousey explained why she started using Gaspari Nutrition supplements, the difference it made in her physique and how it helped her with her weight cut to 135 pounds. Follow Ronda on Twitter at @RondaRousey.
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