Stephen Espinoza, Showtime Sports Vice President and General Manager, talks about the demise of Strikeforce and the future of MMA programming on Showtime.
Part 2 of “All Access: Ronda Rousey” continues Showtime’s intimate look into the life of the Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion who will defend her title for the first time this Saturday night against former 135 pound champ Sarah Kaufman. Part 2 focuses more on Ronda’s training as she travels to Lodi to train with the Diaz brothers and work on her boxing with coach Richard Perez.
Tonight (Wednesday, Aug. 15) the Showtime Sports cameras will return with their in-depth look at Ronda Rousey, female mixed martial arts’ leading lady of the moment, just three days away from her first Strikeforce bantamweight title defense against former 135-pound champion and current No. 1 contender Sarah Kaufman.
Part 1 of “All Access: Ronda Rousey” premiered on Showtime Wednesday night, now they have released the full episode online. You’ve seen Ronda Rousey in the cage ripping arms from opponents like chicken wings, now watch as Showtime takes a look into the daily life of the Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion and her rise to stardom.
Rabid Ronda Rousey fans can rejoice knowing the Emmy Award-winning Showtime Sports is producing a new edition of their “All Access” documentary series which will take an all-encompassing look at Olympic judo medalist, women’s mixed martial arts phenom and current Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey.