Ronda Rousey's Blogs

  • Video: Ronda Rousey Hides her Face as She Arrives in Los Angeles By: Mike Fridley

    Three days after a humiliating destruction at the hands of Holly Holm, former Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s 135-pound champion Ronda Rousey touched down in Los Angeles Tuesday morning, and hid her face from paparazzi.

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  • Tuesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Tuesday



    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    Bad Blood - Bitter rivalries and grudge matches.

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    Pettis vs. Dos Anjos - UFC superstar and lightweight champion Anthony Pettis makes his second title defense against hard-nosed Brazilian Rafael dos Anjos.

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Brown vs. Silva - Louis Smolka vs. Chris Cariaso; Ruan Potts vs. Soa Palelei; Tim Means vs. Neil Magny; Daron Cruickshank vs. Erik Koch; Lorenz Larkin vs. Costas Philippou; Erick Silva vs. Matt Brown. From Cincinnati.

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Best of the Lighter Weightclasses - Fight finishes from the flyweight, bantamweight, featherweight and lightweight divisions, including the best from superstars such as Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor, Jose Aldo, Donald Cerrone and more.

    11:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Dodson on the Brink - Flyweight John Dodson shares moments from UFC 191 fight week; Aljamain Sterling interview; Luke Rockhold discusses secrets behind his signature moves.

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    Fight Night Japan: Hunt vs. Nelson - Heavyweight legend Mark Hunt returns to Japan for a headlining clash against fellow knockout artist Roy Nelson.

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm - Prelims
    Danny Martinez vs. Richie Vaculik, flyweight bout; Gian Villante vs. Anthony Perosh, light heavyweight bout; Peter Sobotta vs. Kyle Noke, welterweight bout; Akbarh Arreola vs. Jake Matthews, lightweight bout. From Melbourne, Australia.

    6:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Bitter Rivals - Part 2 - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    Pettis vs. Dos Anjos - UFC superstar and lightweight champion Anthony Pettis makes his second title defense against hard-nosed Brazilian Rafael dos Anjos.

    8:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Bad Reputation - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Brown vs. Silva - Louis Smolka vs. Chris Cariaso; Ruan Potts vs. Soa Palelei; Tim Means vs. Neil Magny; Daron Cruickshank vs. Erik Koch; Lorenz Larkin vs. Costas Philippou; Erick Silva vs. Matt Brown. From Cincinnati.

    10:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Bitter Rivals - Part 2 - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    12:00 a.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Bad Reputation - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

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  • UFC 193: The Forum Threads By: Jeff Sherwood

    Holly Holm shocked the world at UFC 193, and the Sherdog.com forums are going as crazy as the crowd at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne.

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  • Saturday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Saturday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: Uncompromising
    Ronda Rousey - After completing her Olympic judo career, Ronda Rousey chose to break down gender barrier to become the female face of the UFC, becoming the first and only woman bantamweight world champion with a still undefeated record.

    5:00 a.m. ET AXSTV: Inside MMA
    EPISODE: 405 - Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten preview UFC 193; MIchael Schiavello and Pat Miletich recap Legacy FC 48; interviews with Ray Sefo, T.J. Dillashaw and Duane Ludwig.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Weigh-In
    UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm - Weigh-in for UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm, before two of the UFC's top fighters battle for the bantamweight title in Melbourne, Australia.

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 1 on 1
    Ronda Rousey - Ronda Rousey discusses being a pioneer in her sport.

    7:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche - See how champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Liz Carmouche prepare to make MMA history as their women's bout is the first to take place inside the Octagon.

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Embedded
    Rousey v Holm - An all-access look at the lives and training camps of four elite fighters leading up to the UFC 193 event in Melbourne, Australia.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Weigh-In
    UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm - Weigh-in for UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm, before two of the UFC's top fighters battle for the bantamweight title in Melbourne, Australia.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Embedded
    Rousey v Holm - An all-access look at the lives and training camps of four elite fighters leading up to the UFC 193 event in Melbourne, Australia.

    2:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback
    Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate - Enhanced coverage of classic bout between female fighters.

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Embedded
    Rousey v Holm - An all-access look at the lives and training camps of four elite fighters leading up to the UFC 193 event in Melbourne, Australia.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Weigh-In
    UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm - Weigh-in for UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm, before two of the UFC's top fighters battle for the bantamweight title in Melbourne, Australia.

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Prefight Show
    UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm From Melbourne, Australia.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm - Prelims
    Danny Martinez vs. Richie Vaculik, flyweight bout; Gian Villante vs. Anthony Perosh, light heavyweight bout; Peter Sobotta vs. Kyle Noke, welterweight bout; Akbarh Arreola vs. Jake Matthews, lightweight bout. From Melbourne, Australia.

    10:00 p.m. ET PPV: UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm from Melbourne, VIctoria, Australia
    Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm - for UFC Bantamweight title , Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Valerie Letourneau - for UFC Strawweight title, Mark Hunt vs. Antonio Silva, Uriah Hall vs. Robert Whittaker, Jared Rosholt vs. Stefan Struve

    1:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Post-Fight Show
    UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm From Melbourne, Australia.

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  • Friday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Friday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded
    Fight Night Japan: Hunt vs. Nelson - Heavyweight legend Mark Hunt returns to Japan for a headlining clash against fellow knockout artist Roy Nelson.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 184: Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano - It's the biggest night in women's UFC history as female athletes get top and co-main billing. Women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey defends her crown for the fifth time, this time against No. 1 contender Cat Zingano.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Ronda Rousey: My Fight - Ronda Rousey's exclusive, first person account from her heated UFC 190 title defense against Bethe Correia.

    9:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: Uncompromising
    Ronda Rousey - After completing her Olympic judo career, Ronda Rousey chose to break down gender barrier to become the female face of the UFC, becoming the first and only woman bantamweight world champion with a still undefeated record.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Embedded
    Rousey v Holm - An all-access look at the lives and training camps of four elite fighters leading up to the UFC 193 event in Melbourne, Australia.

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche - See how champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Liz Carmouche prepare to make MMA history as their women's bout is the first to take place inside the Octagon.

    2:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: Uncompromising
    Ronda Rousey - After completing her Olympic judo career, Ronda Rousey chose to break down gender barrier to become the female face of the UFC, becoming the first and only woman bantamweight world champion with a still undefeated record.

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann - In the main event, dominant bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, an Olympic bronze medalist in judo, seeks to defend her title against Sara McMann, an Olympic silver medalist in wrestling. Plus, Daniel Cormier makes his light heavyweight debut.

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Weigh-In
    UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm - Weigh-in for UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm, before two of the UFC's top fighters battle for the bantamweight title in Melbourne, Australia.

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche - The first ever women's fight in UFC history, as UFC Women's Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey takes on Liz Carmouche.

    10:00 p.m. ET AXS TV: AXS TV Fights
    Legacy Fighting Championship 48 - A four-man tournament between Myron Dennis, Andres Van Engelen, Manny Mancha and Brian Collette; Ryan Spann fights Leo Leite for Middleweight.

    12:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Weigh-In
    UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm - Weigh-in for UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm, before two of the UFC's top fighters battle for the bantamweight title in Melbourne, Australia.

    12:30 a.m. ET CBS Sports Network: Boxing
    Fight Night - Featuring Zab Judah, Joesph Agbeko, Ava Knight, and Chuy Gutierrez. From the D Hotel in Las Vegas.

    12:30 a.m. ET AXS TV: Inside MMA
    EPISODE: 405 - Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten preview UFC 193; MIchael Schiavello and Pat Miletich recap Legacy FC 48; interviews with Ray Sefo, T.J. Dillashaw and Duane Ludwig.

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  • Thursday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Thursday



    4:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Heart Is Not Enough - The seventh preliminary fight pits a hard-hitting striker from Team McGregor against an American brawler. Then, two more warriors step into the octagon for the eighth preliminary fight.

    5:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Belfort vs. Henderson 3 - Piotr Hallmann vs. Alex Oliveira, lightweight bout; Anthony Birchak vs. Thomas Almeida, bantamweight bout; Patrick Cummins vs. Glover Teixeira, light heavyweight bout; Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson, middleweight bout. From Sao Paulo, Brazil.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Mental Breakdown - Two members of Team Faber come face to face in a drunken confrontation at the house. An explosive and highly anticipated American fighter steps into the octagon to face off against a very tough European opponent in the sixth preliminary fight.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Heart Is Not Enough - The seventh preliminary fight pits a hard-hitting striker from Team McGregor against an American brawler. Then, two more warriors step into the octagon for the eighth preliminary fight.

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Embedded
    Rousey vs. Holm - An all-access look at the lives and training camps of four elite fighters leading up to the UFC 193 event in Melbourne, Australia.

    1:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Heart Is Not Enough - The seventh preliminary fight pits a hard-hitting striker from Team McGregor against an American brawler. Then, two more warriors step into the octagon for the eighth preliminary fight.

    4:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 184: Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano - It's the biggest night in women's UFC history as female athletes get top and co-main billing. Women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey defends her crown for the fifth time, this time against No. 1 contender Cat Zingano.

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Embedded
    Rousey vs. Holm; An all-access look at the lives and training camps of four elite fighters leading up to the UFC 193 event in Melbourne, Australia.

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded
    Fight Night Japan: Hunt vs. Nelson - Heavyweight legend Mark Hunt returns to Japan for a headlining clash against fellow knockout artist Roy Nelson.

    11:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Belfort vs. Henderson 3 – Prelims Chas Skelly vs. Kevin Souza, featherweight bout; Thiago Tavares vs. Clay Guida, featherweight bout; Johnny Case vs. Yan Cabral, lightweight bout; Abel Trujillo vs. Gleison Tibau, lightweight bout. From Sau Paulo, Brazil.

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  • Video: How Holly Holm Can Shock the World, Defeat Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 By: Mike Fridley

    Dan Hardy explains exactly how Holly Holm can defy the odds against Ronda Rousey at UFC 193.

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  • Wednesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Wednesday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 184: Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano - It's the biggest night in women's UFC history as female athletes get top and co-main billing. Women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey defends her crown for the fifth time, this time against No. 1 contender Cat Zingano.

    4:00 a.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Bitter Rivals - Part 2 - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 168: Rousey vs. Tate - Heated rivals Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate rematch in one of the most exciting fights in the women's bantamweight division.

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 1 on 1
    Ronda Rousey - Ronda Rousey discusses being a pioneer in her sport.

    7:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Behind-the-scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Embedded
    Rousey v Holm

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann - In the main event, dominant bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, an Olympic bronze medalist in judo, seeks to defend her title against Sara McMann, an Olympic silver medalist in wrestling. Plus, Daniel Cormier makes his light heavyweight debut.

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 157: Ronda Rousey vs. Liz Carmouche - The first women's fight in UFC history.

    2:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Behind-the-scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

    2:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: Uncompromising
    Ronda Rousey - After completing her Olympic judo career, Ronda Rousey chose to break down gender barrier to become the female face of the UFC, becoming the first and only woman bantamweight world champion with a still undefeated record.

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Embedded
    Rousey v Holm

    4:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Main Event
    UFC 168: Rousey vs. Tate - Heated rivals Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate rematch in one of the most exciting fights in the women's bantamweight division.

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Belfort vs. Henderson 3 – Prelims Chas Skelly vs. Kevin Souza, featherweight bout; Thiago Tavares vs. Clay Guida, featherweight bout; Johnny Case vs. Yan Cabral, lightweight bout; Abel Trujillo vs. Gleison Tibau, lightweight bout. From Sau Paulo, Brazil.

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Embedded
    Rousey vs. Holm

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Mental Breakdown - Two members of Team Faber come face to face in a drunken confrontation at the house. An explosive and highly anticipated American fighter steps into the octagon to face off against a very tough European opponent in the sixth preliminary fight.

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Heart Is Not Enough

    11:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Heart Is Not Enough

    12:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

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  • Get to Know the New Faces of UFC: Ronda Rousey & Joanna Jedrzejczyk By: Mike Fridley

    Ultimate Fighting Championship's Megan Olivi chats with Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Ronda Rousey ahead of UFC 193.

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  • Tuesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Tuesday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche - The first women's fight in UFC history.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed UFC Women's Bantamweights

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Embedded Ronda Rousey v Holly Holm

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Presents Breaking Ground: Ronda Rousey The rise of the first female champion in UFC history.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Embedded Ronda Rousey v Holly Holm

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Fight Flashback Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate - Enhanced coverage of classic bout between female fighters.

    10:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Main Event UFC 157: Ronda Rousey vs. Liz Carmouche

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate - Enhanced coverage of classic bout between female fighters.

    11:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night Belfort vs. Henderson 3 - Piotr Hallman vs. Alex Oliveira, lightweight bout; Anthony Birchak vs. Thomas Almeida, bantamweight bout; Patrick Cummins vs. Glover Teixeira, light heavyweight bout; Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson, middleweight bout. From Sao Paulo, Brazil.

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Insider Behind-the-scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

    3:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: Uncompromising Ronda Rousey - After completing her Olympic judo career, Ronda Rousey chose to break down gender barrier to become the female face of the UFC, becoming the first and only woman bantamweight world champion with a still undefeated record.

    4:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Embedded Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann - In the main event, dominant bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, an Olympic bronze medalist in judo, seeks to defend her title against Sara McMann, an Olympic silver medalist in wrestling. Plus, Daniel Cormier makes his light heavyweight debut.

    6:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage Bitter Rivals - Part 1 - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider Behind-the-scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

    8:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage Bitter Rivals - Part 2 - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    8:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: Uncompromising Ronda Rousey - After completing her Olympic judo career, Ronda Rousey chose to break down gender barrier to become the female face of the UFC, becoming the first and only woman bantamweight world champion with a still undefeated record.

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: Boxing Premier Boxing Champions: Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. vs. Karim Guerfi

    10:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage Bitter Rivals - Part 1 - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    11:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event UFC 168: Rousey vs. Tate - Heated rivals Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate rematch in one of the most exciting fights in the women's bantamweight division.

    12:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Embedded Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm

    12:00 a.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage Bitter Rivals - Part 2 - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

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