Former UFC star Ronda Rousey reveals her dream opponent for an MMA fight and expresses her desire to face off against Gina Carano. Read more to find out about this highly anticipated matchup.
Ronda Rousey, the former UFC star turned WWE wrestler, recently shared her dream opponent for a mixed martial arts (MMA) fight. Rousey expressed her desire to face off against Gina Carano, a pioneer for women’s MMA and a successful actress. The 36-year-old athlete, who made history as the first American woman to win an Olympic medal in judo, sees Carano as the perfect opponent to prove her skills once again.
Rousey, known for her fierce fighting style, stated, ‘My dream opponent would be Gina Carano. She’s a pioneer for women’s MMA, and I can’t think of a better way to say thank you than to whoop her a**.’ The potential match between Rousey and Carano would undoubtedly be a highly anticipated event, showcasing two accomplished fighters in the MMA world.
Despite her success in combat sports, Rousey revealed that she had considered pursuing a different career path. She expressed her interest in becoming a rescue swimmer for the Coast Guard, highlighting her adventurous spirit and desire to help others.
In a candid interview with UFC Hall of Famer Daniel Cormier on his YouTube channel, Rousey opened up about the challenges she faced when deciding to step away from MMA. She admitted feeling pressure from fans and the expectations placed upon her. Rousey explained, ‘I think it was difficult [to quit] in both judo and MMA, in that everyone else felt that they wanted more from me.’ She acknowledged the mistake she made by continuing to fight for the sake of others, rather than following her own desires.
Ronda Rousey’s potential matchup with Gina Carano would undoubtedly be a spectacle for MMA fans worldwide. Both fighters have left a lasting impact on the sport, and their clash in the octagon would be a testament to their skills and legacies. As Rousey continues to explore new endeavors, her dream opponent remains a symbol of her admiration for the women who paved the way in MMA.
|Fighter 1||Fighter 2||Result|
|Ronda Rousey||Gina Carano||TBD|
- Ronda Rousey dreams of facing Gina Carano in an MMA fight
- Carano is a pioneer for women’s MMA and a successful actress
- Rousey considers becoming a rescue swimmer for the Coast Guard
- Rousey felt pressure to continue her MMA career due to fan expectations