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Check out all the photos and videos of Ronda Rousey's appearance in the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was featured in the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and SI has just released a new video of the photoshoot. The shoot took place on Captiva Island in Florida, and featured Rousey along with Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki. You can check out the video above. This is the second video that Sports Illustrated has released of th read news >>

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It was barely two years ago when UFC held its first women's MMA fight, and like any major change, there was all kinds of criticism. The focal point of the criticism was Ronda Rousey, put front and center as the star and women's bantamweight champion before she even had her first fight with the UFC. There was the criticism that people didn't want to see women fight. This criticism seemed silly because the UFC was actually well behind the curve on that one, as a number of organizations that had te read news >>

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UFC women's bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey predicted her lightning quick submission finish of Cat Zingano almost to the second. This past Saturday night, UFC women's bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey finished Number 1 contender, Cat Zingano in 14 seconds (12.83 if you go by "Judo" Gene LeBell's stopwatch), with a spectacular armbar finish in the sixth defense of her title. In the days and weeks leading up to the fight, many questioned her ability to beat the super tough Zingano, let alone read news >>

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UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey barely has a reason to sweat. Not only did she submit Cat Zingano in a record-breaking 14 seconds at UFC 184 on Saturday, but she has now been promised Bob Arum's only free ticket to Floyd Mayweather Jr's era-defining fight with Manny Pacquiao on May 2. Top Rank CEO Arum, promoter for the fight, "expressed that he was a huge fan of Rousey's and wanted to show his support by offering her such a prized asset for the Las Vegas bout," reported by Jeff P read news >>

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Check out the first-ever UFC women's strawweight championship bout between Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas. read news >>

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UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will star alongside “The Raid” actor Iko Uwais in the film “Mile 22." Filming on the project begins in May. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and UFC welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger both picked up impressive submission victories last Saturday night (Feb. 28, 2015) in Los Angeles, California during the UFC 184 pay-per-view (full results here). With a couple of outstanding submissions to review, the Gracie brothers Ryron and Rener put together a "Gracie Breakdown" to explain "The Juggernaut's" choke and "Rowdy's" 14 second armbar. For complete result read news >>

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Whether or not you’re a UFC fan, you should know who Ronda Rousey is and what she’s doing for gender equality. read news >>

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Ronda Rousey remains on another level compared to the rest of the women's bantamweight division. At UFC 184, Rousey clashed with Cat Zingano, arguably the most dangerous contender in the 135-pound division. However, the champion needed only 14 seconds to lock up another armbar and retain her championship. With the win, Rousey is now undefeated in 11 MMA bouts and has finished every opponent she's met. Making it look so easy against Zingano, Rousey is starting to run low on legitimate threats to read news >>

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Ronda Rousey is from De Mars, women are from Venus. There’s a distinction to be made there, because at this time in the fight game it’s Rousey and the rest of the gender. It’s to the point that when Rousey said her mother, AnnMarie De Mars, once submitted somebody with an armbar in a single second, the inclination wasn’t to say that’s impossible, but to wonder what sector of Hell this band of marauders crawled out from.Rousey needed only 14 seconds to tap out Cat Zingano on Saturday night at UFC read news >>

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This weekend, two women's champions looked dominant as they defended their titles. Ronda Rousey needed just 14 seconds to keep her belt, while Cristiane Santos won her fight in 46 seconds. As the UFC continues to answer questions about what is needed to get these two into the cage, the fact remains that a lot of work will have to be done in order to put together the biggest fight available in women's mixed martial arts. Even through "Cyborg" and "Rowdy" have years of going back and forth between read news >>

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Ronda Rousey defended the UFC women's bantamweight championship at UFC 184, and the fight capped off a solid evening of performances. The five-fight main card delivered four finishes, and each one was exciting. Three of the four finishes earned performance bonuses. That tells you just how solid this main card was in regards to excitement. Three of the four finishes Saturday came in the first round of action. The UFC 184 main card fighters got after it. They wasted no time in seeking fight-ending read news >>

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UFC 184 was headlined by Ronda Rousey's defense of the women's bantamweight title, but it was not the only women's fight of the weekend. The star of the weekend was Rousey, as she went up against No. 1-ranked contender Cat Zingano. It was the talk of the town. Rousey's greatness was the storyline of this event, but it was just the capstone of what turned out to be a great weekend for the women of this sport. Friday kicked things off with Invicta FC 11. It was only an eight-fight card, but it was read news >>

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Ronda Rousey's UFC 184 fight with Cat Zingano was over before it began. Zingano opened with a flying knee. It didn't land, and the two wound up in a scramble from which Rousey quickly took her back. Rousey isolated an arm and quickly straightened and contorted it. Officially, it was announced as a record-breaking 14-second "straight armlock" submission victory. The quickest submission win and the shortest championship bout in UFC history. Unofficially, it was just another Saturday when Ronda Rou read news >>

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