MMA Odds and Ends for Monday: Ronda Rousey signs with WWE


Ronda Rousey signs with WWE, debuts at Royal Rumble

Former UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has signed a full-time deal with WWE, as reported by all major media outlets Sunday night after Rousey debuted in at the end of the Royal Rumble pay-per-view Sunday. Rousey was one of the brightest stars in the UFC, the first woman to headline pay-per-views, but her future became cloudy after consecutive knockout and TKO losses to Holly Holm and Amanda Nunes.

Rousey hinted at a WWE stint dating back to 2016 when she made an appearance at Wrestlemania with Dwayne Johnson.

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Brian Hemminger has been involved in MMA since 2007, and is highly regarded for his well-researched and knowledgeable interviews. He has hosted The Verbal Submission MMA podcast for three years and was a staff writer at MMAmania.com from 2011 to 2013 with an extensive background in live coverage, fight previews and post-fight analysis.

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