Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey really has arrived in the WWE. Not only that, it appears she isn’t holding back about her UFC career, or the end of it, anymore…

During her reign as UFC women’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey was a real spectacle to watch. Her fast finishes and dominant performances were truly incredible, but all good things come to an end.

Rousey was actually only a UFC fighter for three years. Although it seemed like longer, ‘Rowdy’ only competed in professional MMA for a total of five years with 14 fights. During that time, though, she accomplished more than many other fighters in MMA history.

As her career came to an end in fighting, it was clear she wasn’t coming back. Just the sheer ferocity of her loss to Holly Holm put ‘Rowdy’ out of action for a year. Then came the grizzly beating from Amanda Nunes.

December 30, 2016; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Ronda Rousey reacts following her TKO defeat against Amanda Nunes during UFC 207 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

To The WWE

This year signaled a new start for Rousey, who had been teasing a pro wrestling debut for some time. During the all-women’s Royal Rumble, Rousey made a surprise appearance to confirm what everyone was thinking.

Now part of the biggest pro wrestling organization on the globe, ‘Rowdy’ looks to add another string to her bow. It has been a strange journey so far, though, as the ex-UFC champion and Olympian isn’t exactly the best actor.

Perhaps that’s why the WWE decided to go with a much more brutally honest segment during this latest interview:

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“I remember my last fight, walking away thinking God hates me,” Rousey said. “I had nothing left in me. My husband (UFC heavyweight Travis Browne) is amazing, and he really brought me out of some tough times. He would just look at me and say, ‘You’re not only this. You’re more than just a fighter.’ And that’s not a bad thing, that’s not something I should be ashamed of. It’s something I should embrace and showcase to the world, and that’s why I’m here.”

“I’m not afraid to care anymore,” she said. “I needed to be miserable then to be truly happy now. It’s all led to this, and I didn’t even realize that I’ve always been on this path.”

And that wasn’t all. After this segment and RAW had aired, Rousey entered the ring for a short but kinda awkward confrontation:

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So Rousey continues to make waves, against all odds, as usual. Those odds do actually include other WWE stars voicing their displeasure about Rousey competing at WrestleMania.

It’s the mecca of events in terms of pro wrestling, meaning some fans and fellow wrestlers aren’t happy with Rousey ‘walking’ into that spot. Some might say she’s earned her dues through a life of hard work.

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