Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is officially UFC bound.
Following a week's worth of reports about a potential deal, UFC President Dana White today confirmed the signing.
White confirmed the UFC deal, which is the first for a female fighter, today while a guest on "The Jim Rome Show" ahead of Saturday's UFC 154 event.
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Just a few years ago, UFC President Dana White said he never envisioned women's fighting ever happening in the Octagon, but now everything has officially changed forever. read news >>
The UFC has officially announced that Ronda Rousey will defend her women's Bantamweight against Cat Zingano at UFC 182 in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 3, 2015. It's on. It's official. It's definitely, totally happening. UFC president Dana White confirmed Ronda Rousey's next fight to Fox Sports 1's UFC Tonight last night. UFC 182 will be headlined by the much anticipated Light Heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. Rousey vs. Zingano will be the co-main event. The 27-year-o read news >>
UFC president Dana White and women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey did a Q&A in Macao on Wednesday, addressing her possibly fighting Cris Cyborg an a lot more. read news >>
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Ask UFC President Dana White who could possibly beat women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, and the answer you’ll get is a perplexing mix of anyone and no one.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
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As company president Dana White has stated countless times since introducing the organization’s first female weight class, women wouldn’t be in the UFC without Ronda Rousey leading the charge. But how long will she be there?Filed under: Featured, News, UFC (...) read news >>
Dana White calls her a 'finisher,' but will Rousey be as accepted as her male contemporaries? read news >>
Controversial or not, UFC president Dana White says there is one simple reason Ronda Rousey is headlining UFC 157, ""She's the champ. If you're the champion, you're the headliner." read news >>
Ronda Rousey is now officially the first woman to sign with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. read news >>
UFC President Dana White continues to say what he's been saying for months: Yes, women will someday fight in the UFC.
White's latest confirmation came in an interview with SI.com in which the executive lauded Strikeforce bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and identified her as the UFC's potential first female fighter.
However, barring the demise of Strikeforce, Rousey still owes her current fight promotion three fights.
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What could be the most marketable fight in women's MMA history appears to be moving closer to reality.
Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has risen quickly during her recent title reign, yet a much-anticipated fight with currently suspended ex-featherweight champ Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos has seemingly been stalled by public bickering over a proposed weight class.
UFC President Dana White, though, suggested progress is being made.
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