UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has attributed a large amount of her success to her mother, Dr. AnnMaria De Mars, a judo champion in her own right and the sparring partner who would grapple with her daughter from a young age. Dr. De Mars laid the groundwork that eventually led to Rousey’s success in … Read more
UFC women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey was a guest on Ellen DeGeneres’ show “Ellen” on Monday. The champ discussed her sensitive side and to no one’s surprise revealed she’s the highest paid fighter in the UFC. “It’s fun to say,” Rousey stated about her top earner status. Rousey also talked about her new book “My … Read more
We’ve all seen those fights where the winner is busted up more than the loser. Remember GSP vs. Hendricks at UFC 167 last November? Hendricks sent that dude into retirement, but GSP still won the split decision. Johny didn’t have hardly a scratch on him after the fight, whereas GSP looked like he’d been in … Read more
Judo vs. Jiu Jitsu, it’s an old martial arts debate that could play out before our eyes once again on July 5th when UFC women’s bantamweight champion and Olympic judo medalist, Ronda Rousey, takes on BJJ black belt Alexis Davis at UFC 175. Rousey remains unbeaten in her career with nine straight stoppage victories. However, … Read more
Jack Bratcher: It seems like wrestling is generally perceived as the best fit for the sport as a foundation.
Dr. Rhadi Ferguson: Yes it does seem that way but it’s a false read that people are getting. What you see in MMA is called a convenient sample. You are looking at a sample of population of people which has a huge North American/United States bias and slant on it. There are more practitioners of martial arts in the world than there are wrestling practitioners. And if you don’t think so, just look at the adult population.
The UFC’s first female champion inks a one-year endorsement deal with the official energy drink of the UFC LAS VEGAS (April 23, 2013)– XYIENCE Xenergy, the official energy drink of the UFC®, has signed a one-year endorsement contract with Ronda Rousey, the UFC women’s bantamweight champion. Rousey, 26, is an Olympic bronze medalist in judo … Read more