It only took Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey 14 seconds to defend her title against Cat Zingano in their UFC bout Saturday. After the slaughter in the Octagon, commentator Joe Rogan said the champion probably could defeat half of the men in UFC bantamweight division, but UFC flyweight contender Ian McCall disagreed.
It’s a not an opinion: There isn’t any true competition for Rousey. Her record is 11-0. She’s taken out nine of her competitors in the first round and has two knockouts. It was thought Zingano would put up more of a fight, but Rousey used her signature armbar on Zingano and ended the fight.
McCall doesn’t have much respect for the star athlete and said he doesn’t like her. "They say all these comparisons to her fighting men," McCall told Rick Lee Tuesday in a YouTube interview. "Even like Joe [Rogan]. I need to have a conversation with Joe about it because she's not beating up a man. I'm sorry, it's not going to happen." The fighter, who is nicknamed “Uncle Creepy,” has a record of 13-5 with four knockouts.
Even though Rousey is in a higher weight class than McCall, he doesn’t think she’d be able to inflict any damage. "She's the best woman on the planet. That's cute. Cool. Well, we're doing men things. Different. I get it, you're really good and all, but to compare her to Jon Jones, Jose Aldo, Demetrious Johnson or Cain Velasquez -- come on. Any of the champions. It's a different world. It just frustrates me,” he said.
"A good man will not lose to Ronda Rousey," McCall added. "I could put a judo gi on, [she's] an Olympian. You're not throwing me. It's not going to happen. I will throw you on your head. Pretty simple. And you weigh more than me.”
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