Ronda Rousey 'grateful' for humbling UFC losses after Wrestlemania debut

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Ronda Rousey, the women’s sports trailblazer who became a mainstream phenomenon during a memorable eight-fight run in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, spoke at length about the spectacular end of her mixed martial arts career for the first time on Sunday after claiming victory in a stunning WWE debut at Wrestlemania 34.

The 31-year-old became the UFC’s first female champion in 2012 and made six defenses of the women’s bantamweight belt, each inside the distance and all but one inside the first round.

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