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Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey

  • Country:United States
  • Born:1 February 1987 (33 years)
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American Judoka Ronda Rousey won the 2008 Olympic bronze medal in Beijing and 2007 World Championships finallist U70kg. After judo she became MMA Superstar and acted in Expendables 3, Entourage and Furious 7. The 2004 World Junior Champ in judo. Rousey gave her UFC 190 belt to Flavio Canto’s school.
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Hollywood actors trained in Judo

23 Dec 2020 17:15

What do the following multinational actors have in common besides acting? It’s Judo, of course. Many have benefited from learning martial arts, and we could even go on to say some may not have had film careers without it. Read more

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Top 7 All-Time best Judoka in MMA

8 Oct 2020 20:05

Judo is a great contributor to MMA athletes in general. With our armlocks, jujis and throws judoka have the skills to shine within the octagon. We have chosen eight out of the many fantastic Judoka that will forever be remembered in the MMA world. Read more

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Ronda Rousey: Using Judo as the foundations for a combat career

17 Aug 2020 14:40

For much of the last decade, Ronda Rousey has been the biggest name in women’s mixed martial arts. Moreover, Rowdy arguably established herself as the most decorated judoka to compete in MMA, claiming the women’s bantamweight title in both Strikeforce and the Ultimate Fighting Championship. So, let’s take a look at how judo proved to be the springboard to Rousey’s combat career. Read more

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5 MMA Fighters who started with Judo

29 Jun 2020 15:15

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a combination of different martial arts practiced all over the world. The main concept behind the game is to combine different fighting techniques that work well in various disciplines, combining them into a complete combat system. That includes techniques borrowed from Judo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, sambo, and wrestling, to mention a few. As such, several MMA fighters today started practicing other disciplines before transitioning to this combat system. Read more

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Taken to the Mat: the Impact of Judo on the UFC

24 Oct 2019 08:05

Since its inception in 1993, the UFC has always been, on the surface at least, about pitting different martial arts against each other. Read more

Result City Date
1Myrtle Beach2010
3Beijing2008
1Las Vegas2008
5Miami2008
1Virginia Beach2008

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