Former UFC superstar Ronda Rousey signs with WWE as professional wrestler

31 January, 2018, 06:08 | Author: Laura Christensen
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Rousey, who just last week denied having a deal in place with Vince McMahon's wrestling company, surprised the Philadelphia crowd after Asuka won the women's Royal Rumble. "It's so empowering to see a woman like Ronda, like, coming into wrestling right now".

A common complaint among fans on social media following the Royal Rumble was that Rousey's arrival overshadowed Asuka's win in the first women's Royal Rumble match.

Ronda Rousey stayed silent as she pointed from the ring toward the WrestleMania logo that hung in the rafters.

Now with the addition of Rousey into the Women's roster female professional wrestling just received a major push in legitimacy.

Ronda Rousey is a officially a part of the WWE. "Rousey was stationed at ringside in the stands and Johnson brought her in the ring to attack McMahon and give HHH a judo throw".

The former UFC bantamweight champion stated after the event that she's not done with MMA, despite the drastic career change from the UFC, where she used to dominate. She didn't beat anyone, she didn't fight anybody here. UFC President Dana White said Rousey will never fight again for the company.

Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza made a major statement in the middleweight division with a highlight-reel headkick knockout of Derek Brunson in the main event of UFC on Fox 27 on Saturday night in Charlotte, North Carolina.


There's no doubting how much more demanding it is to be a WWE superstar than a UFC fighter.

Rousey apparel has also surfaced on the WWE website. "That's until WrestleMania this year which will be the biggest thing in my life".

Over the weekend Rousey, who has been on perhaps permanent hiatus from mixed martial arts, was in South America filming the action thriller Mile 22 with Mark Wahlberg and John Malkovich.

Welcome to WWE, Ronda Rousey.

Rousey first appeared in the WWE at WrestleMania 31, held in March 2015.

That made her a crossover star, with appearances in movies and Sports Illustrated's swimsuit edition, before her unbeaten record was ended by Holly Holm in Australia in November 2015.

Rousey also appeared at WWE's Mae Young Classic with three of her "Four Horsewomen" stablemates and confronted three of WWE's top women wrestlers.

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