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Ronda Jean Rousey ({{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}}; born February 1, 1987) is an American mixed martial artist, judoka and actress. She is the first and current UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> as well as the last Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Champion. She is undefeated in mixed martial arts, having won all of her twelve professional fights. She won eleven of her fights in the first round,<ref name=Quickly>"UFC 190: Ronda Rousey crushes Bethe Correia quickly", CBS News, August 2, 2015</ref> and nine by armbar.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Rousey was the first U.S. woman to earn an Olympic medal in Judo at the Summer Olympics in Beijing in 2008.<ref name="FIRST"/> In 2015, Rousey was ranked number one of fifty Most Dominant Athletes Alive.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

Rousey trains under Gokor Chivichyan of the Hayastan MMA Academy, and Edmond Tarverdyan of the Glendale Fighting Club.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> She formerly trained at the Olympic Training Center in Wakefield, Massachusetts, under the guidance of Jimmy Pedro and is now part of Team Hayastan in Santa Monica, California. Rousey also trains with Romanian Leo Frîncu<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> and Gene Lebell, along with Team Hayastan fighters such as Manny Gamburyan, Karen Darabedyan, Karo Parisyan and Sako Chivitchian. She is managed by Darin Harvey of Fight Tribe MMA.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> In 2012, Rousey enlisted former undefeated boxing and kickboxing champion Lucia Rijker as striking coach.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

Rousey is the consensus #1 pound-for-pound female MMA fighter in the world, according to MMARising,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> MMAWeekly,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> and other publications.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> She is ranked #1 at 135 pounds according to the Unified Women's MMA Rankings.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Fight Matrix lists her as the #1 Current Women's MMA Bantamweight Fighter, the #1 Current Pound for Pound Women's MMA Fighter, and the #1 Women's MMA Fighter of all time.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> As of June 20, 2015, she is the #4 pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

Ronda Rousey was voted on an ESPN poll as the Best Female Athlete Ever.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> In September 2015 she revealed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that she is currently the UFC's highest paid fighter male or female.<ref>http://www.foxsports.com.au/ufc/ronda-rousey-says-shes-highest-paid-fighter-in-ufc-during-ellen-show-appearance/story-fnfmik1h-1227527838563?nk=2385436c2d2e953241c6f73c6278250b-1442317562</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Rousey's first feature film role was the 2014 film The Expendables 3.<ref name=MMAInsider>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> In 2015, she had roles in the films Furious 7<ref name=FoxNewsLatino>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> and Entourage.


Ronda Rousey sections
Intro  Early life  Fighting career  Professional wrestling  Fighting style  Modeling and acting  Personal life  Filmography  Bibliography  [[Ronda_Rousey?section=Championships</a>_and_accomplishments|Championships</a> and accomplishments]]  Mixed martial arts record  Amateur mixed martial arts record  See also  References  External links  

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Ronda Jean Rousey ({{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}}; born February 1, 1987) is an American mixed martial artist, judoka and actress. She is the first and current UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> as well as the last Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Champion. She is undefeated in mixed martial arts, having won all of her twelve professional fights. She won eleven of her fights in the first round,<ref name=Quickly>"UFC 190: Ronda Rousey crushes Bethe Correia quickly", CBS News, August 2, 2015</ref> and nine by armbar.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Rousey was the first U.S. woman to earn an Olympic medal in Judo at the Summer Olympics in Beijing in 2008.<ref name="FIRST"/> In 2015, Rousey was ranked number one of fifty Most Dominant Athletes Alive.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

Rousey trains under Gokor Chivichyan of the Hayastan MMA Academy, and Edmond Tarverdyan of the Glendale Fighting Club.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> She formerly trained at the Olympic Training Center in Wakefield, Massachusetts, under the guidance of Jimmy Pedro and is now part of Team Hayastan in Santa Monica, California. Rousey also trains with Romanian Leo Frîncu<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> and Gene Lebell, along with Team Hayastan fighters such as Manny Gamburyan, Karen Darabedyan, Karo Parisyan and Sako Chivitchian. She is managed by Darin Harvey of Fight Tribe MMA.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> In 2012, Rousey enlisted former undefeated boxing and kickboxing champion Lucia Rijker as striking coach.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

Rousey is the consensus #1 pound-for-pound female MMA fighter in the world, according to MMARising,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> MMAWeekly,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> and other publications.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> She is ranked #1 at 135 pounds according to the Unified Women's MMA Rankings.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Fight Matrix lists her as the #1 Current Women's MMA Bantamweight Fighter, the #1 Current Pound for Pound Women's MMA Fighter, and the #1 Women's MMA Fighter of all time.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> As of June 20, 2015, she is the #4 pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

Ronda Rousey was voted on an ESPN poll as the Best Female Athlete Ever.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> In September 2015 she revealed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that she is currently the UFC's highest paid fighter male or female.<ref>http://www.foxsports.com.au/ufc/ronda-rousey-says-shes-highest-paid-fighter-in-ufc-during-ellen-show-appearance/story-fnfmik1h-1227527838563?nk=2385436c2d2e953241c6f73c6278250b-1442317562</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Rousey's first feature film role was the 2014 film The Expendables 3.<ref name=MMAInsider>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> In 2015, she had roles in the films Furious 7<ref name=FoxNewsLatino>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> and Entourage.


Ronda Rousey sections
Intro  Early life  Fighting career  Professional wrestling  Fighting style  Modeling and acting  Personal life  Filmography  Bibliography  [[Ronda_Rousey?section=Championships</a>_and_accomplishments|Championships</a> and accomplishments]]  Mixed martial arts record  Amateur mixed martial arts record  See also  References  External links  

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