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SBD/February 19, 2014/Leagues and Governing Bodies
UFC's Ronda Rousey Crossing Over From MMA Star To Pop Culture Phenom
Published February 19, 2014
STARRY EYED SURPRISE: White said, "She's the biggest star we've ever had. ... I’ve got a big 6-foot-8-inch (expletive) musclehead (Alistair Overeem) whose rib hurts and won’t (expletive) fight (Junior) dos Santos. This chick does two movies back-to-back, fights, comes back in (expletive) camp, films ‘The Ultimate Fighter,’ (expletive) does all these appearances and all this other (expletive). She’s a (expletive) rock star." In Las Vegas, Adam Hill notes Rousey also is "on the verge of becoming a movie star," as she has "filmed roles in upcoming sequels" in the "The Fast and the Furious" and "The Expendables" franchises (LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL, 2/19).