Since July 5th, 2014, Ronda Rousey has fought in 3 fights to defend her title belt.
Those 3 opponents have lasted a total of 1 minute and 4 seconds in the Octagon with her.
This weekend, Rousey will bring her undefeated record to Melbourne, Australia, where a fellow undefeated fighter awaits her. Holly Holm is 9-0 in her MMA career and hopes to be the opponent that can end Rousey’s dominance, but it won’t be easy.
Rousey vs Holm headline an incredible fight card that will feature 13 different fights this Saturday. Here are 4 things you need to know about Rousey and the rest of the fighters in UFC 193.
1. Ronda Rousey has won all 12 of her fights by either Knockout or Submission. Only one of her opponents has made it out of the first round (Miesha Tate in 2013, who lost in a third-round submission).
2. Mark Hunt, who will fight Antonio Silva (aka ‘BigFoot) recently wrote an auto-biography where he details a difficult childhood. He details how he and his siblings were repeatedly abused and assaulted, and how this impacted his early life. His life changed course when he was involved in a nightclub brawl and a bouncer invited him to take up formal training. He is currently the #8 ranked Heavyweight in UFC.
3. Stefan Struve is the tallest fighter in the UFC, standing at 7 feet tall. He is one of the most exciting fighters in the game, having only 2 fights go to decision in his 33 professional fights.
4. This is only the second time that two female fights have headlined a UFC event. Joanna Jedrzejczyk is also undefeated and will be defending her Strawweight Belt against challenger Valerie Letourneau. Jedrzejczyk
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