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Ronda Rousey, the “Baddest Woman on the Planet”

Ronda Rousey went from an Olympic medalist to an undefeatable UFC legend to a … WWE diva? No wonder her fans feel a bit confused. She’s the type of public figure you either love or hate; it’s really hard to remain indifferent to her. But one thing’s for sure, Ronda is a good fighter. She didn’t become the first female UFC champion out of pure luck.

Ronda Rousey arriving at a movie premiere / Ronda Rousey with her headphones around her neck and her hook over her head / Ronday Rousey at a WWE event

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Over four years fighting MMA, Ronda didn’t just beat her opponents – she crushed them. But a loss to Holly Holm in 2015 threw her off balance. And from that point on, her career took some weird turns. Let’s see what’s the real story behind Ronda “Rowdy” Rousey, the so-called “Baddest Woman on the Planet.”