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Ronda Jean Rousey is an American mixed martial artist, judoka, and actress. Rousey was the first U.S. woman to earn an Olympic medal in judo , which she won at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She is the former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion, as well as the last Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Champion. She won twelve consecutive MMA fights, six in the Ultimate Fighting Championship , before suffering her first and only loss to Holly Holm; she won eleven of those fights in the first round, nine of them by armbar submission. Rousey trains under Gokor Chivichyan of the Hayastan MMA Academy, and Edmond Tarverdyan of the Glendale Fighting Club. In 2015, she was the third most searched person on Google.

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Rousey after an open workout in Yerevan, Armenia on April 23, 2015
Born Ronda Jean Rousey
(1987-02-01) February 1, 1987 (age 29)
Riverside, California, United States
Other names Rowdy, The Arm Collector
Residence Venice, California, United States
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)
Division Featherweight (2011)
Bantamweight (2012–present)
Reach 68.0 in (173 cm)
Style Judo
Fighting out of Santa Monica, California, U.S./Venice, California, U.S.
Team Glendale Fighting Club
Gokor Hayastan Academy
SK Golden Boys
10th Planet Jiu Jitsu
Trainer Grappling: Gene LeBell, Rener Gracie, Gokor Chivichyan, AnnMaria De Mars
Boxing: Edmond Tarverdyan
Rank 4th degree black belt in Judo
Years active 2011–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 13
Wins 12
By knockout 3
By submission 9
By decision 0
Losses 1
By knockout 1
Amateur career
Total 3
Wins 3
By submission 3
Losses 0
Other information
Notable relatives AnnMaria De Mars
Maria Burns-Ortiz
Jennifer Rousey
Julia Demars
Website rondarousey.net

Ronda Jean Rousey (/ˈrzi/ born February 1, 1987) is an American mixed martial artist, judoka, and actress. Rousey was the first U.S. woman to earn an Olympic medal in judo (Bronze), which she won at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She is the former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion, as well as the last Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Champion. She won twelve consecutive MMA fights, six in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), before suffering her first and only loss to Holly Holm; she won eleven of those fights in the first round, nine of them by armbar submission. Rousey trains under Gokor Chivichyan of the Hayastan MMA Academy, and Edmond Tarverdyan of the Glendale Fighting Club. In 2015, she was the third most searched person on Google.

As of March 2016, Rousey is ranked the #2 female bantamweight fighter in the world according to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and #3 by Sherdog. Sherdog and Fight Matrix also list her as the #4 pound-for-pound Women's MMA fighter.

In May 2015, two magazines ranked Rousey as the most "dominant" active athlete. In September 2015, voters in an online ESPN poll selected Rousey as the Best Female Athlete Ever. Later that month, she claimed to be the UFC's highest paid fighter, male or female.

Rousey's first feature film role was the 2014 film The Expendables 3. In 2015, she had roles in the films Furious 7 and Entourage.

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