"If you have Olympic silver medalists, reigning world amateur champions... saying something like that about you, that means this girl can box. I'm not going to give out what she's going to do, but I'll be honest. We get boxing world champions in here, girls, and she drops all of them with body shots, too. So if you're dropping people with 14-ounce gloves, you guys should be seeing that."
If you were surprised to hear that Ronda Rousey could out-wrestle Olympic silver medalist Sara McMann, then you'll probably be aghast at the revelation that "Rowdy" -- known primarily for her submissions -- can also drop world champion boxers with body shots every time she laces up the gloves in training camp. That's according to her coach, Edmond Tarverdyan (via Fight Hub TV), who expects the UFC women's bantamweight champion to run through McMann in the main event of the UFC 170 pay-per-view (PPV), which takes place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Feb. 22, 2014. Tarverdyan also acknowledges that Rousey took too many shots in her last fight against Miesha Tate, but expects to have those defensive flaws tightened up by fight night, which comes less than two months after her last title defense. What's the big hurry? Ronda has to get in and out of the cage to get any and all battle wounds healed up in time for her upcoming movie projects, part and parcel of her big "push" from the world's largest combat sports promotion. Assuming, of course, McMann doesn't play spoiler a week from Saturday night.