Who is Ronda Rousey, who is her husband, has she joined WWE full-time, what is her net worth and when was her last UFC bout?

RONDA ROUSEY made a shock look within the WWE on the Royal Rumble.

And the UFC ace – who last fought within the Octagon in 2016 – has now joined the wrestling firm full-time.

 Ronda Rousey made her debut at the Royal Rumble

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Ronda Rousey made her debut on the Royal Rumble

Who is Ronda Rousey?

Even for those who aren't an enormous fan of UFC, the probability is you’ll have heard of Ronda Rousey.

She was voted in an ESPN ballot because the Greatest Feminine Athlete Ever, and in 2015 was the third most searched individual on Google.

Her UFC report is 12 wins, and two defeats.

Regardless of not formally retiring, she has since taken trip of the game since struggling a two devastating losses in a row.

What is Rousey’s background?

Rousey was born in California in 1987, and was named after her dad, who was referred to as Ron.

Her mom was a world champion in judo, and Ronda initially adopted her path, happening to win an Olympic bronze medal in judo for the US within the 2008 Beijing Olympic Video games.

After the event, she retired from judo and determined to give attention to MMA, and then latterly UFC, the place she turned the organisations first contracted feminine fighter.

She has lately revealed the household heartbreak she suffered after her father killed himself when she was simply eight-years-previous. He had turn into depressed after breaking his again throughout a sledding incident.

 Ronda Rousey has not officially retired from UFC, but has not been in the sport since 2016

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Ronda Rousey has not formally retired from UFC, however has not been within the sport since 2016

When did Rousey be a part of the WWE?

Rousey – who is an extended-time WWE fan made a shock look at Royal Rumble.

She marched right down to the ring after the historic ladies's Royal Rumble match, and pointed to the WrestleMania signal.

She informed ESPN upon signing for the WWE: "This is my life now. First precedence on my timeline for the subsequent a number of years. This is not a smash-and-seize; this is not a publicity stunt.

"Once I first met with Triple H, I advised him, 'There are different issues I can do with my time that'll make far more cash, however I gained't take pleasure in almost as a lot.'"

 Rousey is married to fellow UFC fighter Travis Browne

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Rousey is married to fellow UFC fighter Travis Browne

How a lot cash has Rousey made in UFC?

Forbes estimates that Rousey has made round $14million (£11million) from UFC, $10million (£7.8million) from purses and win bonuses, and one other $4million (£2.2million) from endorsements.

Rousey has comfortably been the UFC's highest paid fighter, and turned the primary feminine to interrupt the $1m (£800,000) mark.

Solely two different feminine athletes within the sporting world have earnt extra from their artwork and endorsements than Rousey, and that is tennis stars Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova.

Is Ronda Rousey married?

Rousey is married to fellow UFC fighter Travis Browne.

They acquired hitched in Hawaii on August 28, 2017.

It has not been with out controversy nevertheless. The pair met whereas Travis was estranged from his spouse, health mannequin Jenna Renee Webb.

 

When did Rousey make UFC debut?

Rousey made her MMA novice debut in 2011, ending that with three wins and no losses.

She made her skilled MMA debut in March 2011 at King of the Cage: Turning Level. She defeated her opponent, Ediane Gomes, in simply 25 seconds with an armbar submission. This might go on to turn out to be her most feared weapon.

After signing with UFC in 2012, she was named the bantamweight champion, and on her debut for the organisation, she defeated Liz Carmouche to make a profitable first defence. Once more it was by way of an armbar submission. It was later revealed Carmouche had damaged Rousey's jaw within the battle.

RONDA ROUSEY made a shock look within the WWE on the Royal Rumble.

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