And now that I realize I really do have this opportunity, I feel like my 6-year-old self would totally kick my ass if I didn't take it. The future is bright for Rousey and she could not be happier.
There has been speculation for years that WWE was trying to work out a deal for Rousey to work a match. "This is not a smash and grab, this is not a publicity stunt". She then shook Stephanie McMahon's hand.
She added: "I don't have words at all". She has not fought since she suffered a 48-second loss to Nunes at UFC 207. "I love him. He's been very supportive of this from the very beginning". And for the first time since 2013, it ended with the right person winning.
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When Rousey walked out, the crowd went absolutely wild. The Rousey-Rock partnership is probably Plan A. But it's dependent on The Rock's schedule, which is among the busiest in Hollywood. We also want to remind you that we have a Newsletter you can sign up to.
Rousey's made no secret of her interest in wrestling, and even borrowed her UFC nickname from Rowdy Roddy Piper.
After the Royal Rumble match was over, during Asuka's celebrations as the winner of the first-ever women's Royal Rumble, Ronda Rousey made her debut. That would require some creative booking, however-perhaps with Asuka or Rousey winning one of the Women's Championships before WrestleMania.
Rousey also appeared at WWE's Mae Young Classic.
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Ronda Rousey has filed three trademarks for the "Rowdy Ronda Rousey" name.
According to Meltzer's sources, this tag team match was first pitched for WrestleMania 32 in April 2016.
"This is my life now", Rousey told ESPN.com of her decision to join WWE. "It's one thing to show up one night". Despite attempts throw fans off the scent on social media, once it was confirmed that the women's Rumble was head-lining the show it became pretty clear what was going down.
Attitude era star Torrie Wilson was another surprise return, alongside Molly Holly, who threw out Sarah Logan and hit a sensational move on Sasha Banks.
Ronda Rousey, former UFC bantamweight champion and arguably the most well-known MMA fighter of all time, has joined the WWE.