Ronda Rousey vs Liz Carmouche UFC 157 Photos And Video Highlights That You Must See


There was a time when UFC President Dana White thought that women and octagon doesn't fit at all. Meaning, women would never fight inside the UFC Octagon. But that thought of him vanished when Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche made a history by stepping and fighting inside the worlds most popular cage.

Ronda Rousey
Ronda Rousey relaxes in Torrance, Calif., for just a moment in the days ahead of her historic UFC 157 fight against Liz Carmouche. Jayne Kamin-Oncea, USA TODAY Sports

Ronda Rousey defeated her opponent Liz Carmouche via an armbar with 11 seconds left in the first round of their bantamweight title fight at UFC 157. Ronda Rousey's victory made a great history in the UFC, this is her first official win of the very first UFC women's bout.

Ronda Rousey vs Liz Carmouche  UFC 157
Ronda Rousey vs Liz Carmouche (Photo: Jayne Kamin-Oncea, USA TODAY Sports)

Ronda Rousey, who is still undefeated professionally  defended her belt convincingly with her swift moves that forced Carmouche to tap out which is what the crowd wanted to see. UFC President Dana White is surely impressed on how Ronda Rousey's charisma, athleticism and skills drawn out much larger amount of crowd in attendance for a UFC title bout. For sure he anticipated it very well because he even placed the Ronda Rousey vs Liz Carmouche bout as the main event for a pay-per-view show.

Liz Carmouche’s submission attempt on Ronda Rousey
Liz Carmouche’s submission attempt on Ronda Rousey (Getty) via Yahoo Sports

Liz Carmouche Taps Out At Ronda Rousey Armbar UFC 157
Liz Carmouche, left, taps out as Ronda Rousey pulls an armbar on her during their UFC 157 women’s bantamweight championship mixed martial arts match in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Rousey won the first womens bout in UFC history, forcing Carmouche to tap out in the first round. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Ronda Rousey Armbar That Forces Liz Carmouche To Tap Out
Ronda Rousey Armbar That Forces Liz Carmouche To Tap Out (Nasty chick!)
GIF via twitter.com/ZProphet_MMA

As for the record, Ronda Rousey, the armbar assassin, has won all of her 7 professional MMA fights (including this first win on the octagon) via an armbar at the very first round. Armbar is a deadly and professional Judo move wherein Ronda Rousey is a known blackbelter and expert.


Ronda Rousey With The UFC 157 Bantamweight Belt
Ronda Rousey With The UFC 157 Bantamweight Belt.  Jayne Kamin-Oncea, USA TODAY Sports.

Ronda Rousey now holds the title of first and current UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion. She is the #1 pound-for-pound female MMA fighter in the world (via MMARising, MMAWeekly and other publications). She is also ranked #1 at 135 pounds according to the Unified Women's MMA Rankings. She is well known by the names of Rowdy and The Armbar Assassin.

Ronda Rousey vs. Liz Carmouche fight video highlights via MMAFighting.Com

"Ronda Rousey is really a tough chick to beat inside the octagon."

Further Reading: 

 How Ronda Rousey changed women's MMA, whether she meant to or not via USAToday.Com 
 Ronda Rousey's History Making Victory at UFC 157 via FoxNews.Com 

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