As she did often in her early life, which you can read about in Rousey's tell-all turned big-screen adaptation, Dr. AnnMaria De Mars is back supporting her Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight titleholder daughter because she believes it's time for the latter to drop her deadbeat coach at the Glendale Fight Club, Edmond Tarverdyan.
After an interview was released by LatiNation on YouTube earlier this week and subsequently pulled, in which DeMars went on an obscenity-laden tirade regarding her meetings with Tarverdyan, the full version emerged on Thursday, where the Olympic gold medalist in Judo reveals her complete argument (transcription via Bloody Elbow).
"In MMA she's around some people that I think are really bad for her... People who do not have her best interests at heart. There's other people that they want her to be associated with them whether it's for her benefit or not. For example I think it's terrible that Ronda's at the same gym so much. It's terrible! Because when she was young, and one of the reasons she got so good was I took her to lots of places. I think she is loyal to a fault, and I mean that very literally. I mean it's one thing to dump people when you become successful but yeah, I think she overlooks things and she makes excuses. She thinks that sometimes I'm a really mean person because I refuse to do that. 'Oh you know, you never forgave him'. I said 'there are some lines that should not be crossed and there's some things that cannot be forgiven'."
Seems like DeMars just gets it, right T.J. Dillashaw?
Listen to the entire 31-minute interview for DeMars thoughts on corruption in Judo and MMA, Jon Jones and more.
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