Much to the surprise of many, Walmart recently declared that it would not sell Ronda Rousey's upcoming book,"My Fight/Your Fight," which is scheduled to be released on May 12, 2015, in any of its stores.
That's because the world's largest publicly-traded employer deemed the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champ as "too violent."
But, the book will be available for purchase at Walmart.com, according to an updated report from MMA Fighting, which recently contacted a company spokesperson, Danit Marquardt, about the curious decision to not carry "Rowdy's" book in stores.
And by the sound of it, there may be a chance the book makes it way onto shelves down the line.
"There are a variety of factors that we look at when determining what items to offer our customers. At this point, we've chosen to offer this particular title to our customers online. We will continue to watch how customers respond."
As far as the whole "too violent" excuse, Marquardt refused to comment.
But, according to Danit, going online may benefit Rousey a bit more, stating that the "average Walmart supercenters sell 150,000 items whereas Walmart.com has 7 million items."
No word on if Rousey will get a shout out on it's Twitter page like Nicolas Sparks did.
Rousey has yet to comment on Walmart's decision, probably because she's too busy smiling from ear-to-ear after "Furious 7" -- a film in which she had a co-starring role in -- smashed box office records with a massive $146.5 million debut last weekend.
For a review of the film from an MMAmaniac's perspective, click here.