Steve Austin, one of the biggest stars in pro wrestling history, not so secretly doubles as an MMA aficionado, and gives his thoughts on every UFC champion, as well as what he sees as the realities of the pro sports world in 2014 as it relates to Chael Sonnen.
Within the UFC, when the question comes up regarding what celebrity outside the sport itself is the most knowledgeable, a name that comes up high on most lists is retired pro wrestler turned reality show personality and podcast host Steve more
From Yahoo Sports: She may be the UFC's biggest star, but there is one area where the women's bantamweight champ doesn't stack up. more
Ronda Rousey is the biggest star in the known universe.
This may not be the most truthful statement ever written. But it feels that way, here in one of the many rooms that make up the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Rousey, clad in a gray Marilyn Monroe shirt, black leather jacket, designer Chuck Taylors and a gold Octagon necklace, is holding court on a small stage constructed specifically for her.
To Rousey’s left is UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman. He is discussing his title defense again more
UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was a Star Wars fan and talks about being star struck when meeting one of the leading actors of the legendary movie series. more
Not only is Ronda Rousey the biggest star in women's MMA, but it can also be argued that she is the biggest star in MMA as a whole. With that in mind, a victory over Alexis Davis at UFC 175 is paramount in terms of continuing the growth of her division.
Rousey is a perfect 9-0, and she will put the UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship on the line Saturday night. Rousey is a heavy favorite due largely to her devastating armbar, but Davis poses an interesting challenge with her jiu-jitsu backgrou more
Ronda Rousey, international movie star (maybe), former Olympian, and UFC women's bantamweight champion, returned to the Octagon tonight (Sat., July 5, 2014) to defend her title against Alexis Davis in the co-main event of UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
And she did just that.
In dominating fashion.
Here's what happened, and try to keep up, okay? They met in the center of the cage and exchanged a few punches. Rousey landed a hard right hand t more
Ronda Rousey, the Ultimate Fighting Championship's biggest star, sent her fame soaring to unprecedented heights with a 16-second knockout win over Alexis Davis at UFC 175.
It wasn't just the speed, though there was plenty of that. It was Rousey's efficiency, the way she effortlessly transitioned from striking to grappling.
The champion stormed out of the gate with strikes; she caught one punch to the face during the first exchange. From there, everything happened far too quickly for Davis to com more
Those might have been 16 costly seconds for Ronda Rousey at UFC 175. UFC President Dana White revealed on SportsCenter the women's bantamweight champion may have broken her hand while knocking out Alexis Davis: Rousey required stitches to close up a cut on her hand after the fight, per Sportsnet's Mike Johnston (Warning: image is graphic): The injury was likely a result of one of the many blows she unloaded on Davis while the challenger was pinned on the mat. After landing a flurry of punches, t more
There's something disconcerting about finding beauty in the midst of absurdly cartoonish violence, but there was something jaw-droppingly gorgeous about Ronda Rousey's UFC 175 win over Alexis Davis. Watching Davis fly through the air, her night already over long before Rousey's perfect harai goshi throw ended all doubts, was mesmerizing. It may have lasted less than two seconds in real time—but in that moment, and in our memories, Davis hung in the air forever. It's here, in those eye blinks whe more