Ronda Rousey had a similar reaction to the rest of the world when she saw Anderson Silva’s leg break after a block from Chris Weidman at UFC 168 during Saturday night's fight at the MGM Grand Las Vegas.
Rousey had just defended her Women’s Bantamweight title against Miesha Tate when the brawler and her team when backstage to watch the highly anticipated fight. Weidman’s check caused Silva’s leg to practically break in half, which left almost everyone covering their mouths in complete shock. Rousey was no different.
Fansided.com wrote that Rener Gracie, who was in the fighter’s corner last night, filmed Rousey’s reaction and then posted it to Instagram. The clip generated more than 2,000 likes and more than 100 comments. What did it prove? That they're like everyone who was in the crowd covering their eyes and screaming “Oh!”
Check it out below:
Rousey and her opponent on Saturday night, Tate, have a rivalry that dates back to the Ultimate Fighter reality show. The two women are on opposing teams, and Tate reportedly spit on Rousey’s back. The two clearly have experienced bad blood and after Rousey’s third-round submission win with her patented armbar, she refused to shake her opponent's hand because while she respects Tate as a fighter, she feels Tate so far hasn’t earned a handshake.
Her full response is posted below, courtesy of MMA Mania:
"My family is my kids on the show, my coaches and my actual family. There's a lot of things that went on between me and her, I understand that's a part of the game. But, once you cross that line, I can't shake the hand of someone who spits on my back. I respect her as a fighter -- she did an amazing job tonight. It's just that a handshake means something to me and she hasn't earned that from me. You really can't take back what she's done until she actually formally apologizes to me and my team."
Larry Brown Sports posted a GIF of the ultimate fighter’s ultimate sub. Click here to check it out.
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Maria Vultaggio is a reporter for the Continuous News Desk (CND), where she covers trending topics and breaking news for the International Business Times....