Ronda Rousey, 28, and Bethe Correia, 32, went head-to-head at UFC 190 in one of the most highly-anticipated fights of the year. The ladies faced off in Rio De Janiero, and it’s a battle we won’t soon forget. Ronda’s known for quick and easy fights, beating her opponents in a matter of seconds, and everyone was wondering if she’d do the same to the Brazilian fighter. At the end of the day, Ronda beat Bethe in a thrilling match that will go down in history!
She’s been feeling confident before her big UFC 190 battle, and now Ronda Rousey, 28, is dedicating her Aug. 1 fight with Bethe Correia, 32, to the late “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, who tragically passed away due to cardiac arrest on Friday, July 31, at the age of 61.
Ronda Rousey, 28, has been on a tear in the UFC, defeating anyone who dares try to take her UFC Bantamweight championship. At UFC 190, she faces a threat to her undefeated streak: Bethe Correia! The 32-year-old Brazilian superstar looks to do what 11 others could not by beating Ronda! Will she make history or be the 12th victim? Before the fight goes down, here are five things to know about the woman they call “Pitbull.”
Ronda Rousey, 28, is one hell of a fighter. The boundary-breaking athlete was just honored as the Best Female Athlete and Best Fighter at the 2015 ESPYS on July 15 — two more titles added to her long list of accolades. While she’s the UFC’s first and only Women’s Bantamweight Champion, as well as the first US Olympic women’s judo medalist, her greatest win of all is conquering a once crippling eating disorder.
Ronda Rousey, 28, has a brand new accessory to go with her gorgeous ESPY Awards dress: the trophy for Best Female Athlete! The UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion took a moment to thank her mom, AnnMarie De Mars, 56, for helping her rise to the top. So sweet.
Lesson One: Do not mess with Ronda Rousey. The 28-year-old undefeated UFC Women’s Champion proved why she’s the best in the world both in the ring and on the mic. While she was on the red carpet for the 2015 ESPY Awards, she was presented with an award. Ronda then took the opportunity to lay the smack down on a fellow undefeated fighter, Floyd Mayweather, 38, with an epic diss!
You don’t mess with Ronda Rousey. The 28 year-old Olympic Medal winner and undefeated MMA champ appears invincible! But, even she will tell you that the biggest challenges didn’t happen in the ring. In her new book, the star of the Entourage movie revealed some of her personal tragedies, including drug addiction and her father’s suicide!