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Ronda Rousey First Woman To Be Inducted in UFC Hall OF Fame

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Ronda Rousey First Woman To Be Inducted in UFC Hall OF Fame

Ronda Rousey is nothing if not famous and infamous – the once touted unbeatable suffered two consecutive losses and quickly altered direction straight toward the WWE.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has announced that former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will be inducted to the UFC Hall of Fame’s “Modern Wing.” Rousey will be the first ever female  fighter to be inducted to the Hall of Fame.

“There would be no women in UFC without Ronda Rousey,” UFC President Dana White said. “Ronda is an absolute pioneer who helped me personally, and a lot of other people, look at women in combat sports differently. She accomplished everything she set out to do with UFC and became a global icon and role model in the process. Today, the women’s divisions are packed with incredibly talented fighters and they produce some of the best fights you’ll ever see. We’re proud to announce Ronda as the first woman to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame.”

Ronda most recently walked the red carpet for WWE alongside Shawn Michaels.

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Ronda holds impressive victories against top athletes like  Cat Zingano, Miesha Tate, Sara McMann and Bethe Correia who she knocked out in just 34 seconds.

Ronda commented on the induction to hall of fame saying:

“This is an immense honor, to not only take part in bringing women to the forefront of this sport, but now the Hall of Fame. May I be the first of many.”

 

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