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  • Here’s Why MMA Fighters Like Ronda Rousey Braid Their Hair

    The braided look is practical, because fighters can't have hair in their eyes. But Ronda Rousey's hairstylist gives her looks that work outside the Ocatgon too. Abraham Esparza, who helps her cultivate looks for weigh-in showdowns and appearances alike, likes to be creative, but also has some tips for managing cornrows.

  • Amanda Nunes Joins Twitterverse in Mocking Ronda Rousey After Dominating UFC Legend in Fight

    After Amanda Nunes dominated Ronda Rousey in the octagon, the reigning champion continued her celebration by ribbing the UFC favorite on Twitter. Nunes, also known as “the Lioness,” took down the 29-year-old MMA fighter in just 48 seconds to retain the women’s bantamweight championship belt on Friday night, but the mockery continued for much longer. Twitter users took to the social media site to mock Rousey’s defeat, and Nunes also joined in.

  • Ronda Rousey Shows Off Stunning Body Transformation Ahead of UFC Fight Against Amanda Nunes

    Ronda Rousey is proving that she’s physically prepared to take back the belt on Friday night. On Thursday, all eyes were on the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion as she took off her gear and stepped on the scale to weigh in for UFC 207 against the new champion, Amanda Nunes. Rousey, who has been absent from the public eye since her loss to Holly Holm last November, stepped onto the scale looking extremely well-conditioned and is noticeably leaner.

  • Ronda Rousey Has a Genius Hair Hack You'll Love

    It's totally foolproof, with backup plans for good measure.

  • Ronda Rousey Stars in Powerful New Pantene Ads That Honor Strong Women

    Mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey is challenging conventional notions about what it means to be feminine. In two new video ads for Pantene, the 29-year-old sends a high-impact message about the relationship between strength and beauty. “Don’t hate me because I’m strong,” Rousey says in voiceover as she alternates between throwing kicks and punches in the ring and shaking out her thick, healthy head of hair.

  • Ronda Rousey Shows Off Curves in Buffalo David Bitton Fall 2016 Ads

    Iconix's denim brand aims to grow its women's business with the UFC star, who not only models its new line of Hope jeans but also hosts a social media sweepstake.

  • Ronda Rousey Just Called Out Every Girl in Your Instagram Feed

    Sh*t just got R-E-A-L​.​​​

  • A Lesson in Imperfection From Ronda Rousey

    I scroll through my phone like everyone else. I see the world filtered and duckfaced like every other woman does. And sometimes I’m almost convinced that’s real.

  • Ronda Rousey Fights Back After Photoshop Fail

    Following Ronda Rousey's appearance with Jimmy Fallon, she shared a photo on Instagram of her look. But while she looked beautiful, her followers noticed something a little strange about her biceps.

  • Ronda Rousey: I Had Thoughts of Suicide After Holm Fight

    Ronda Rousey went on the Ellen DeGeneres Show to talk about her Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover, and spoke for the first time about her infamous loss to Holly Holm — the first loss of her career. Rousey joins a group of celebrities who’ve spoken out about feeling depressed or having suicidal thoughts. While sad thoughts are normal from time to time, thoughts of suicide are a serious matter.

  • Lindsey Vonn, Caroline Wozniacki, and Ronda Rousey Posed in Body Paint for ‘Sports Illustrated’

    Female athletes, despite their proficiency in their chosen sport, rarely receive the attention and celebrity they probably deserve. Serena Williams might make millions from sponsorships and tournament wins, yet she still doesn’t get nearly the amount of respect she most likely should. Ronda Rousey, professional mixed martial artist, is featured on one of three covers, appearing to be wearing a beaded one piece (yet really wearing nothing at all).

  • Sports Illustrated Makes History

    Bravo to Sports Illustrated for breaking the mold and taking a risk with its 2016 cover models: plus sized model Ashley Graham, UFC fighter Ronda Rousey, and blonde bombshell Hailey Clauson.

  • Sports Illustrated Makes History With Its 2016 Cover Models: Ashley Graham, Hailey Clauson, and Ronda Rousey

    What a time to be alive! It’s 2016 and Sports Illustrated is making history — in more ways that one. “The three covers of Hailey, Ronda and Ashley celebrate the new SI Swimsuit,” MJ Day, assistant managing editor said of the women and the magazine’s decision to choose them.

  • First Look: Ronda Rousey’s Tush Gets Painted for ‘Sports Illustrated’

    An outtake of Rousey’s SI shoot. Photo: @mj_day/Instagram

  • Barbara Walters Bestows Amy Schumer, Misty Copeland, Bradley Cooper With “Most Fascinating” 2015 Title

    Amy Schumer, Tracy Morgan and ballerina Misty Copeland are on Barbara Walters’ list of the most fascinating people of the year.

  • Instagram Highlights 33 ‘Unstoppable Women’

    While it’s easy to blame Instagram’s new Discover page features for the endless scrolls we find ourselves doing at 3AM, the page does highlight a lot of cool people and projects, from Pat McGrath’s Gold 001 makeovers in Paris to the best beards in honor of Movember. Today, Instagram is showcasing “33 Unstoppable Women.” The list includes pro surfer Bethany Hamilton, Olympic hurdler and bobsledder Lolo Jones, and UFC champ Ronda Rousey. “Meet the real life Katniss Everdeens – Judo champs, hunters, archers, ninjas, boxers, BMX riders and more female powerhouses,” the page states.

  • Dear Ronda Rousey: Lube Is Super Cool!

    Or do you prefer Champion Rousey?) We think that the way you have shown that women can be tough, strong, and awesome at mixed martial arts is pretty amazing. For cisgender women, vaginal lubrication can happen when the person becomes aroused.

  • Ronda Rousey: ‘‘No One Has The Right to Beat Me”

    My note this morning was ‘Wake up gorgeous!’” UFC champion Ronda Rousey says. “And sometimes it’s ‘Get up champ!’ So the first thing I see in the morning is a motivating compliment.”  There’s no doubt that the boxer is strong, physically, but she also understands the strength that comes with exercising her mental muscle—it’s those positive meditations, beliefs and actions that help carry Rousey, 28, through. “My mantra? ‘No one has the right to beat me.’ It’s not something that I repeat.

  • Ronda Rousey on Fashion, Acting & Kicking Butt

    Ronda Rousey has made a career out of hurting people. At her most recent match, on February 28th of this year, Rousey was so merciless that her opponent, Cat Zingano, tapped out in submission after just just 14 seconds. Recently, thanks to supporting roles in Hollywood blockbusters like Furious 7 and the upcoming Entourage, plus a book tour for her just-released memoir My Fight/Your Fight, she’s also been devoting a surprising amount of time to getting dolled up for appearances and shoots, like this one for Yahoo Style.