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5 Ronda Rousey MMA techniques

JM Payne
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These techniques helped Ronda Rousey defeat several elite foes in the UFC
These techniques helped Ronda Rousey defeat several elite foes in the UFC

Ronda Rousey is, beyond the shadow of a doubt, one of the most polarizing figures the combat sports world has ever seen. Irrespective of whether you love or hate her, the fact remains that "The Rowdy One" has indeed left an indelible mark not only on the fight game but in all of sports and entertainment as a whole.

Rousey is an Olympic bronze medalist in the sport of Judo, and a former Strikeforce and UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion. She presently performs for the WWE, and has been receiving largely positive reviews for her work in professional wrestling.

However, what truly stands out with regard to Rousey, is her excellent fighting skills. She is one of a kind, and her combat style proved as much. The "Rowdy" former UFC Champion is well-known for her bull-rushing style of fighting, wherein she'd refrain from giving her opponent any time to think or get into a rhythm.

Following which, she'd clinch, get the fight to the mat, and from there onward, it'd be all Ronda Rousey! Her armbars are truly legendary, and despite having started off as a grappler, Rousey eventually began showing off marvelous one-punch KO power.

Today, we examine the top 5 Ronda Rousey MMA techniques...


#5 Overhand right

Ronda Rousey has a great overhand right
Ronda Rousey has a great overhand right

Like most grapplers who transition to the world of Mixed Martial Arts, Ronda Rousey initially developed a great overhand right, where she'd fake going for a takedown or feign a clinch attempt, only to crack her opponent with a thunderous overhand right.

Rousey's KO wins against Alexis Davis and Bethe Correia, are proof of the monstrous KO power the former possesses in her right hand. Rousey usually sets up her overhand right, by first throwing out an open-handed jab to measure the distance.

Once she gets her opponent's distance and timing down, Rousey then steps into range and fires off her powerful right hand.

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