Ronda Jean Rousey is an American mixed martial artist, judoka and actress from Riverside County, California.
She is the first and current UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion, as well as the last Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Champion. She is undefeated, having won nine of her eleven fights by armbar. Rousey became the first American woman to earn an Olympic medal in Judo at the Summer Olympics in Beijing in 2008. Rousey appeared nude on the cover of ESPN The Magazine's 2012 Body Issue and in a pictorial therein. In May 2013, Rousey was ranked 29 on the Maxim Hot 100. She also appeared on the cover and in a pictorial of the September 2013 issue.
On July 23, 2013, Sylvester Stallone announced via his official Twitter account that Rousey would star in The Expendables 3, marking her first role in a major motion picture. On August 9, Dwayne Johnson announced that Rousey would appear in the 2015 film Furious 7. Rousey will star in Athena Project, and will also be one of the female leads in the 2015 film Entourage.