Ronda Rousey is the first-ever woman to sign with the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC) mixed martial arts company. In February, she beat fellow trailblazer Liz Carmouche in a historic UFC match. Rousey is updating the face of female athletics through her tough skills and commercial successes. -Time Magazine
With Rousey’s success, more and more doors are opening for women in the sport of mixed martial arts and you are seeing more females becoming involved and interested in watching, competing and training.
Thanks to Rousey, women will have the ability to show off their skills on the biggest stage in the sport and that is something that is certainly worth the recognition that she has earned.