Ronda Rousey: 'All Access' on Showtime live discussion thread

March 3, 2012; Columbus, OH, USA; New champion Ronda Rousey is escorted out of the arena by trainer Edmond Tarverdyan after defeating Miesha Tate during the Strikeforce Grand Prix final at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-US PRESSWIRE

All Access: Ronda Rousey will debut TONIGHT (Weds., Aug 8, 2012) at 9:30 p.m. ET on Showtime to promote the upcoming Strikeforce event scheduled for next Saturday night (Aug. 18) at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California.

The premium cable network special will provide a glimpse into the life of 135-pound female champion Ronda Rousey, whose world has been turned upside-down after becoming a mixed martial arts (MMA) superstar in one night this past March in Columbus, Ohio.

For video sneak peeks of tonight's episode click here and here.

Showtime.TV already has the second episode scheduled for next Wednesday Aug. 16 at 9:30 (ET):

"Rousey vs. Kaufman" headlines the upcoming fight card on Showtime that also features Ronaldo Souza vs. Derek Brunson, Roger Bowling vs. Tarec Saffiedine, T.J. Cook vs. Ovince St. Preux and Miesha Tate vs. Julie Kedzie.

Here is the latest Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman fight card lineup

Main Event:

135 lbs.: Strikeforce Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey vs. Sarah Kaufman

Other scheduled fights:

185 lbs.: Ronaldo Souza vs. Derek Brunson
170 lbs.: Roger Bowling vs. Tarec Saffiedine
205 lbs.: T.J. Cook vs. Ovince St. Preux
135 lbs.: Miesha Tate vs. Julie Kedzie
135 lbs.: Germaine de Randamie vs. Hiroko Yamanaka
185 lbs.: Adlan Amagov vs. Keith Berry
185 lbs.: Lumumba Sayers vs. Anthony Smith

MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action on fight night (Sat., Aug. 18, 2012), which is slated to air at 10 p.m. ET on Showtime. The latest quick updates of the live action will begin to flow earlier than that around 8 p.m. ET with the "Prelims" bouts on Sho Extreme.

To check out the latest Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman news and notes click here.

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