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Ronda Rousey: Former judo and UFC star to switch to WWE

Published 1121 GMT (1921 HKT) January 29, 2018
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Ronda Rousey has announced she is joining the WWE. Bryan Steffy/Getty Images North America/Getty Images for WWE
Rousey enjoyed a distinguished career as an Olympic judoka and in the UFC. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty Images
Rousey is credited by UFC boss Dana White as being one of the main reasons behind the growth of mixed martial arts. Harry How/Getty Images/file
She was undefeated in her first six fights in the UFC and her first 10 as an MMA star. Jeff Gross/Getty Images
But she lost her final two bouts, first against Holly Home and then against Amanda Nunes (R). Michael Reaves/Getty Images
Rousey told broadcaster ESPN that the WWE would now be her "first priority" over the coming years. Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America/Getty Images