Ronda Rousey Wants to Dominate Boxing and Jiu-Jitsu Next

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She’s already got the Beyoncé seal of approval, but Ronda Rousey isn’t satisfied with her legacy just yet. Ahead of her November fight with Holly Holm in Australia, the UFC bantamweight champion says she wants to tackle boxing and jiu-jitsu after her mixed martial arts (MMA) career.

“I want to be remembered as one of the greatest fighters of all time in any sport,” Rousey said on Tuesday while answering reporters’ questions, USA Today reports. Rousey already has an Olympic bronze medal in judo from the 2008 games in Beijing.

“I would love to have a chance to be the boxing world champion, I would love to have a chance to be the jiu-jitsu world champion, and I would love to have the chance to beat the previous world champions and just be the best all at one point,” she said. “To be honest, my goals are so crazy. That’s what I would really want to do, I don’t know if I even have the time, I want to do so many things.”

Rousey already made a splash in the boxing world after she verbally sparred with boxing star Floyd Mayweather earlier this year. Now she says she has “really fallen in love” with the sport.

“I do boxing almost all the time,” she said. “It would be impossible to spend that much time doing something and not fall in love with it in a way and I want to be more involved in the sport. How that is possible to do I am going to have to figure that out. But I am trying to figure it out.”

[USA Today]

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