This 28-year-old mixed martial artist has already had a stellar career and loads of fans, who watch her every move as well as listen to her every word. Taking the gold in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Ronda continues a strong career and has become a vocal supporter of women’s rights as well as a powerful role model for women everywhere.
Getting the Gold
The much anticipated bout between Rousey and Miesha Tate finally took place in March 2012, and Rousey took over the Strikeforce Bantamweight Championship title as easily as many had thought she would. In 4 minutes, 27 seconds of the first round, Tate submitted to defeat while in an armbar hold by Rousey. And that was that.
Known As Fierce Rivals. Rousey (left) & Tate