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UFC 193's Ronda Rousey: Thrashing of ex-boyfriend was self defense, not domestic violence

"Rowdy" met with reporters in Melbourne during fight week and among the questions from reporters was one about an incident of violence behind closed doors.

Ronda Rousey has been anything but a "do-nothing bitch" since birth.

The attitude and bravado displayed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight queen and pound-for-pound star is second-to-none.

Even this Irishman would agree.

"Rowdy" has raised the bar outside of the cage countless times and empowered a younger generation of females globally to consider a career in mixed martial arts (MMA), but she has recently come under scrutiny by both Aussie and American media outlets alike ahead of her UFC 193 pay-per-view (PPV) main event against ex-boxing champion and undefeated combatant Holly Holm in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia tomorrow night (Sat., Nov. 14, 2015).

The added attention comes from an excerpt in Rousey's autobiography and New York Times' best-seller "My Fight/Your Fight" where the 28-year-old describes manhandling an ex-boyfriend -- known in the book as "Snapper's McCreepy" -- who was blocking the exit of her home.

McCreepy was awarded such a name because of unwarranted behavior such as picture-taking of an undressed Rousey while she lay asleep.

Not cool, man.

She revealed her explanation for the day's events that are in question during a UFC 193 scrum (via MMA Fighting):

"Legally, if somebody blocks your exit, it's considered kidnapping. I was in that situation before when I got in a fight at a movie theater and my exit was blocked and people wouldn't let me out. Legally, you cannot do that. It's considered a self-defense scenario. So if someone is blocking you into an apartment and not letting you leave, you're entitled to defend yourself and find a way out. If you're trying to grab your car and leave and they're grabbing your steering wheel and saying that you can't leave, that's technically you being kidnapped and you can defend yourself in any way necessary. I have lawyers check these things out."

You can catch her recollection of said movie theater throwdown here.

A legal team won't be needed for the sanctioned altercation the Glendale Fight Club representative is about to partake in with "The Preacher's Daughter" inside of Etihad Stadium tomorrow night "Down Under."

But they might if Rousey's mom goes AWOL.

Watch out, Travis.

For the complete UFC 193: "Rousey vs. Holm" fight card and results, including play-by-play updates, click here and here.

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