Cuba Decision Could Impact MLB Silver Discusses Future NBA All-Star Sites FIFA's Chief Investigator Resigns Minding My Business: UFC's Clint Cox Current, Former Fighters Sue UFC Bernie Ecclestone Retains Control Of F1 Top ATP Events Could Sue Tour Over Prize Money Mara Thinks NFL Got It Right With Conduct Policy Peterson Plans Lawsuit Against NFL Foley Confident In Viability Of NHL In Vegas
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).