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Ronda Rousey

"Rowdy" Ronda Rousey
  • Given Name: Ronda Jean Rousey
  • MMA Record: 12-2-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Rowdy
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 30 | Date of Birth: 1987.02.01
  • Last Fight: December 30, 2016 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Bantamweight | Last Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Hayastan MMA
  • Height: 5'7" (170cm) | Reach: 66.0" (168cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $4,038,000 USD
  • Born: Riverside County, California, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  UFC.com
  • Fighting out of: Venice, California
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook  |  Official Site
  • College: N/A
  • Foundation Style: Judo

Ronda Rousey Bantamweight Ranking History

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Ronda Rousey MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:48 Round 1 of 5

Br Amanda Nunes
12-1-0 13-4-0

Us UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey
Main Event | Title Challenge | Bantamweight | 135

2016.12.30
Odds: -175 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $3,000,000 Base | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
UFC 207 Performance of the Night
Cancelled Bout Holly Holm UFC 195 2016.01.02
Reason: Bout Rescheduled
Loss | KO/TKO | Strikes
0:59 Round 2 of 5, 5:59 Total

Us Holly Holm
12-0-0 9-0-0

Au UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm
Main Event | Title Defense | Bantamweight | 135

2015.11.14
Odds: -1400 (Huge Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 134.0 lbs (60.8 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#8 Biggest Upset of All Time
#17 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2015
#24 Greatest Knockout of All Time
#1 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2015
UFC 193 Fight of the Night
UFC 193 Performance of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:34 Round 1 of 5

Br Bethe Correia
11-0-0 9-0-0

Br UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia
Main Event | Title Defense | Bantamweight | 135

2015.08.01
Odds: -1800 (Huge Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Perf/Night | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy | Walkout Music: Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - Bad Reputation
#13 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2015
UFC 190 Performance of the Night
Win | Submission | Armlock
0:14 Round 1 of 5

Us Cat Zingano
10-0-0 9-0-0

Us UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano
Main Event | Title Defense | Bantamweight | 135

2015.02.28
Odds: -700 (Huge Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $180,000 ($65K Base, $65K Bonus, $50K Perf/Night) | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
#41 Greatest Submission of All Time
#1 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2015
UFC 184 Performance of the Night
Cancelled Bout Cat Zingano UFC 182 2015.01.03
Reason: Bout Rescheduled
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:16 Round 1 of 5

Ca Alexis Davis
9-0-0 16-5-0

Us UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida
Co-Main Event | Title Defense | Bantamweight | 135

2014.07.05
Odds: -1000 (Huge Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $170,000 ($60K Base, $60K Bonus, $50K Perf/Night) | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne | Injuries Sustained: Broken right thumb
#19 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2014
UFC 175 Performance of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Knee
1:06 Round 1 of 5

Us Sara McMann
8-0-0 7-0-0

Us UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann
Main Event | Title Defense | Bantamweight | 135

2014.02.22
Odds: -400 (Heavy Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $160,000 ($55K Base, $55K Bonus, $50K Perf/Night) | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#46 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2014
UFC 170 Performance of the Night
Win | Submission | Armlock
0:58 Round 3 of 5, 10:58 Total

Us Miesha Tate
7-0-0 13-4-0

Us UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva 2
Co-Main Event | Title Defense | Bantamweight | 135

2013.12.28
Odds: -650 (Huge Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $250,000 ($50K Base, $50K Bonus, $75K Fight/Night, $75K Sub/Night) | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki | Walkout Music: Joan Jett - Bad Reputation
#22 Greatest Bantamweight MMA Fight of All Time
#29 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2013
#21 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2013
UFC 168 Fight of the Night
UFC 168 Submission of the Night
Win | Submission | Armlock
4:49 Round 1 of 5

Us Liz Carmouche
6-0-0 8-2-0

Us UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche
Main Event | Title Defense | Bantamweight | 135

2013.02.23
Odds: -1000 (Huge Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $90,000 ($45K Base, $45K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 134.6 lbs (61.1 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
#44 Greatest Submission of All Time
#17 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2013
#6 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2013
Win | Submission | Armlock
0:54 Round 1 of 5

Ca Sarah Kaufman
5-0-0 15-1-0

Us Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman
Main Event | Title Defense | Bantamweight | 135

2012.08.18
Odds: -800 (Huge Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $40,000 ($20K Base, $20K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#29 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2012
Win | Submission | Armlock
4:27 Round 1 of 5

Us Miesha Tate
4-0-0 12-2-0

Us Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey
Main Event | Title Challenge | Bantamweight | 135

2012.03.03
Odds: -310 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $32,000 ($15K Base, $17K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 134.5 lbs (61.0 kgs) | Referee: Mark Matheny
#8 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2012
#17 Greatest Bantamweight MMA Fight of All Time
#13 Greatest Submission of All Time
#2 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2012
Win | Submission | Armlock
0:39 Round 1 of 3

Ca Julia Budd
3-0-0 2-1-0

Us Strikeforce Challengers 20: Britt vs. Sayers
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2011.11.18
Odds: -650 (Huge Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 ($4K Base, $4K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs (66.2 kgs) | Referee: Kim Winslow
#60 Greatest Submission of All Time
#22 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2011
Win | Submission | Armlock
0:25 Round 1 of 3

Us Sarah D'Alelio
2-0-0 4-1-0

Us Strikeforce Challengers 18: Gurgel vs. Duarte
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2011.08.12
Odds: -700 (Huge Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 ($4K Base, $4K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs (66.2 kgs) | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Cancelled Bout Sarah D'Alelio Strikeforce 2011.07.30
Reason: Rescheduled
Win | Submission | Armlock
0:49 Round 1 of 3

Ca Charmaine Tweet
1-0-0 0-0-0

Ca Hard Knocks Fighting
Co-Main Event | Catchweight | 150 lbs

2011.06.17
Weigh-In: 149.0 lbs (67.6 kgs) | Referee: John Braak
Win | Submission | Armlock

Br Ediane Gomes

Us King of the Cage

2011.03.26
Amateur Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Submission

Us Taylor Stratford

Us Tuff-N-Uff

2011.01.07
Win | Submission

Us Autumn King

Us Tuff-N-Uff

2010.11.12

Ronda Rousey Wiki Update Wiki

Before starting in MMA Ronda Rousey had an impressive career in Judo becoming the first  American woman to receive an Olympic medal in the sport. She began her MMA career as an amateur in 2010 quickly finishing all 3 of her opponents in under a minute via armbar. She made her professional debut in March of 2011 and again continued her winning ways. She would defeat Charmaine Tweet and Ediane Gomes using the armbar again on her way to signing with Strikeforce. She would finish her first 2 opponents in Strikeforce in the same manner in under a minute making quick work of Sarah D'Alelio and Julia Budd. These impressive wins would earn her a title shot against the bantamweight champion Miesha Tate. Rousey would once again use the armbar technique to win this fight and take home the belt. She would make her first title defense against Sarah Kaufman again winning by armbar once again in under a minute. Following the victory, she has been vocal regarding a request to fight former Strikeforce Featherweight Women's Champion Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos although many doubt the practicality of this request since a cut to 135 lbs would be very difficult for the aforementioned Santos.


Rousey recently became the first woman to sign a contract with the UFC. She is now scheduled to face Liz Carmouche in the first ever women's fight in the UFC. The bout is scheduled to take place at UFC 157 in Anaheim, California and it will be the main event on the card. Liz would put Rousey in a little trouble early getting her back and trying for the rear naked choke but Rousey would fight through it and one again pull off an armbar for the win with 11 seconds left in the first round.


Ronda would coach the Ultimate Fighter 18 season, her original opponent was Cat Zingano who had to pull out with a knee injury. Her opponent instead would be Meisha Tate which would help fuel the rivalry. The two would face off for the second time on December 28th at UFC 168. Tate would be the first one to bring Rousey out of the first round however the result was still the same as Rousey was able to sink in another armbar in the 3rd round to defend her title for a third straight time. The fight would also earn Rousey Submission of the Night as well as Fight of the Night. She defended her title against another former Olympian in Sara McMann at UFC 170. Both grapplers came out swinging, with Rousey quickly clinching on the fence. Ronda was able to land a knee to Sarah's liver which dropped her. After two more shots on the ground, referee Herb Dean stopped the fight giving Rousey her first TKO victory. The stoppage was controversial since McMann appeared to be still defending herself and attempting to stand up.


In addition to her MMA career Rousey has also had a go at Hollywood appearing in the Expendables 3 movie and Fast & Furious 7.


Rousey would finally face Cat Zingano at UFC 184. Once again Rousey would prove she is the best in the division finishing Cat in only 14 seconds setting a UFC record for fastest submission finish in a title fight. She would also earn a Performance of the Night bonus making it her fourth straight fight with a bonus.

Last updated 07.20.2015, 1:06 PM ET
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