Ronda Rousey

  • Birth Name: Ronda Jean Rousey
  • Birth Place: Riverside, California, United States
  • Profession: Mixed-martial artist

Fast Facts

  • Began training in judo when she was 8, training under her mother, a former World Champion.
  • Became the first American woman to earn an Olympic medal in Judo, earning the bronze at the 2008 Games in Beijing.
  • Retired from judo after the Olympics at 21, and worked as a bartender before started her MMA career.
  • Was the first UFC Women's Bantamweight champion.
  • In 2015, she was the third-most searched person on Google.
  • Won her first 12 UFC fights before falling to Holly Holm in 2015.
  • Was one of three cover girls on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2016.


  • Dennis De Mars — Stepfather
  • Ronald Rousey — Father
  • Travis Browne — Fiancé
  • AnnMaria De Mars — Mother
  • Julia De Mars — Half Sister
  • Jennifer Rousey — Sister
  • Maria Burns-Ortiz — Sister