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Ronda Rousey on ‘Ellen’ video: ‘Rowdy’ explains why she’s done with UFC — but won’t retire

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, recently made the transition to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) to pursue her dream of pro wrestling superstardom.

That means “Rowdy” will say goodbye to mixed martial arts (MMA) forever for the time being, but won’t officially retire because even during her exit, the Olympian has to play by her own rules and make things difficult for everyone else.

“No one demanded a written resignation from me for judo and I don’t really think the same thing is necessary for fighting,” Rousey told Ellen. “I’m just doing what I enjoy and WWE is what I enjoy right now.”

Rousey said a UFC comeback is about as likely as an Olympic comeback.

After suffering back-to-back knockout losses to Holly Holm and Amanda Nunes, “Rowdy” took some time away from combat sports, but not away from her longtime love, UFC heavyweight Travis Browne.

They tied the knot last August (pics)

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