Ronda Rousey to be inducted into UFC Hall of Fame
Ronda Rousey makes history. Again. This time the former bantamweight champion is the first woman scheduled for the induction into the UFC Hall of Fame’s “Modern Wing” class of 2018.
The event takes place at at the Palms Casino Resort on July 5 (July 6 in Australia), during the International Fight Week held from July 3 to July 7 in Las Vegas. The broadcact is scheduled on Fight Pass.
Ronda Rousey (12-2) is the last Strikeforce and the first-ever UFC women’s champion. Competing in the women’s bantamweight division, she has set numerous records, including six consecutive successful title defense.
Rousey’s career inside the Octagon lasted as many as five years. “During her tenure in UFC and Strikeforce, Ronda secured seven submission victories via armbar, tying UFC Hall of Famer Minotauro Nogueria for most armbar submissions in the combined history of UFC, PRIDE, Strikeforce and WEC,” stated in the announcement among everything.
In addition, while still being an active fighter in the UFC, Rousey appeared in such films such as The Expendables 3, Furious 7 and Entourage. She has recently made her debut in WWE.
Alongside Rosey, the likes of Matt Serra, Bruce Connal, Art Davie have been announced for the UFC Hall of Fame 2018 induction.