Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Dana White Talks Ronda Rousey, Says She Got Him Into Women's MMA

By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

UFC President Dana White has been adamant in the past that he had no interest in showcasing women's MMA during UFC broadcasts but although it may not happen soon, White has changed his tune of sorts recently.

The boss spoke to about one of the sports rising stars, Ronda Rousey and explained why his interest in the women's side of the sport has gotten his attention:

“I took Ronda Rousey to the Sons of Anarchy premiere the other day. And you know how Hollywood premieres are with (expletive) people lined up and down the streets. You got the red carpet,” White told a group of media members last week in Las Vegas.

“So we pull up and you got all the Sons guys, and all the celebrities that are there from FX TV shows. We got out of the car and the whole (expletive) place started screaming 'Ronda, Ronda, Ronda,' like (expletive) crazy. Like a (expletive) Kardashian got out of the car.

“I was like holy (expletive) (expletive) this girl is right there.”While White admits Rousey's looks (she was recently on the cover of ESPN The Magazine's “Body Issue”) play a big part in her success, he says there is another “it” factor that intrigues MMA fans.

“She's a (expletive) unique individual. She's like a Diaz brother,” continued White, who said Rousey is actually in full-camp mode, training with the Diaz brothers, Nick and Nate, in Stockton despite the fact that she does not have a fight scheduled.

“She really is. Inside like a (expletive) dude trapped in this beautiful body. The reason I got interested in women's MMA is because of her

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