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5 ways in which UFC will benefit from Ronda Rousey signing with WWE

This could be beneficial for both WWE and UFC.

Top 5 / Top 10 26 Feb 2018, 21:31 IST

WWE Mae Young Classic
WWE Mae Young Classic

Former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been at the forefront of sports headlines as of late. But instead of being pushed as the "most dominant athlete in the world" like how she was promoted almost three years ago, nowadays, it is because of her transition into professional wrestling with the WWE.

Because of the money and recognition that comes with being a WWE star, making it big as a "diva" could surely do wonders for Rousey Rousey the person. But could it also benefit the UFC, the company she formerly bannered? Here are five ways how it actually could.

#5 It boosts Ronda Rousey's brand, which benefits the UFC as well

UFC 205: Weigh-ins
UFC 205: Weigh-ins

Whether Ronda Rousey's WWE run would gain traction or otherwise, it still boosts her brand, one way or another. For one thing, she opens herself up to a new fanbase, which if she plays her cards right, could make her an even bigger superstar than she was.

The name Ronda Rousey, however, will always be connected with the UFC, where she paved the way for women's MMA to flourish and achieve global recognition. That means that whatever success she attains in the WWE, the UFC as a name benefits from it as well, just by affiliation.

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