UFC blended martial arts fighter Ronda Rousey introduced that she’s joined the WWE on the Royal Rumble on Sunday night time (28.zero.18).
Ronda Rousey has joined the WWE.
The former Olympian – who’s best-known for her appearances within the Ultimate Fighting Championship – has signed a contract with the skilled wrestling firm, after making a shock look on the WWE’s Royal Rumble occasion in Philadelphia on Sunday (28.01.18).
Ronda – who has additionally starred in various Hollywood motion pictures, together with ‘Furious 7’ and ‘Entourage’ – appeared on the conclusion of the first-ever ladies’s Royal Rumble match, sporting an outfit that paid tribute to Rowdy Roddy Piper, the late WWE Hall of Famer.
The 30-year-old fighter donned Roddy’s iconic leather-based jacket and T-shirt, earlier than asserting her choice to affix the WWE.
Ronda advised ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne: ”This is my life now. First precedence on my timeline for the subsequent a number of years. This isn’t a smash-and-grab; this isn’t a publicity stunt. When I first met with Triple H, I advised him, ‘There are different issues I can do with my time that’ll make far more cash, however I will not take pleasure in practically as a lot.”’
Ronda additionally admitted to loving the ladies’s Royal Rumble, which was gained by Japanese famous person Asuka.
The American blended martial artist mentioned that she was so overwhelmed by the dramatic match that, for as soon as, she was struggling to search out the phrases to explain it.
Ronda – who additionally appeared within the 2016 version of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue – mentioned: ”I haven’t got phrases in any respect. I am like – that is probably the most overstimulated I’ve ever been in my life and … I am simply, like I am nonetheless processing it. I am so blissful and I haven’t got phrases for it – and I often have phrases for all the pieces; This by no means occurred earlier than.”