Fighter Scouting Report: Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey


5'6" 135 lbs (Women's Bantamweight)
66" reach, Orthodox
February 1, 1987


9-0 (UFC: 3-0)

Current Streak

9 straight wins (3 straight in the UFC)


4th dan black belt in Judo
2008 Olympic Games bronze medalist in Judo
2007 World Championship silver medalist in Judo
2007 Pan American Games gold medalist in Judo

Championships Held

Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Champion: 2012 (one successful title defense)
UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion: 2012-present (three successful title defenses)



- world class Judoka
- incredible armbar skills
- a takedown machine
- very tough and strong-willed
- can intimidate opponents
- extremely accurate striker
- great striking defense
- extremely active on the ground looking for submissions
- used to performing on a huge stage with lots of pressure
- finishes fights fast
- mentally tough – a warrior


- still rather inexperienced
- a one-trick pony – majority of wins via armbar
- minimal striking skills, but improving
- hasn't fought outside the first round often
- will the call of Hollywood cause her to become distracted/less motivated?


Can anyone stop the juggernaut known as the Rowdy one?

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