UFC Quick Quote: Arianny Celeste defends her Ronda Rousey role model remarks

Andrew Richardson-USA TODAY Spor

Because "Rowdy" started it!

"I have the right to express my opinion about someone, especially after they have publicly attacked and offended me!! First time I talked....That face I make when someone talks shit on the internet. LOL my life is wonderful, how about yours??... I didn't call myself a role model. I simply promote healthy positive living. no one said I was a fighter. It also takes skill to talk and host a show. Watch me March 23 Velocity TV."

Take cover! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon girl Arianny Celeste has been taking heavy fire after speaking out against UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who she insists is "not a good role model" (see why here). Celeste made those remarks after "Rowdy" took potshots at her duties as a bikini-clad card carrier and since then, the "Hometown Hottie" has received considerable backlash from the mixed martial arts (MMA) community. Unjustly? Perhaps, as Celeste argues that she has a right to defend herself. Whose side are you taking in this online spat?

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