Few of us have a clue what our true talents are early in life, and how they will shape our future. Not the case for UFC bantamweight champ, Ronda Rousey. As presented in the UFC 193 preview video below, it’s clear to see that today’s most popular MMA fighter was destined for greatness from the beginning. Even as a young girl, Rousey refused to let her gender limit her potential and define the type of person she would become.

The path has not be an easy one for Ronda Rousey, but one that has been worth the fight. And through her many trials and tribulations, the gifted and unapologetic champion has always found a way to persevere through brutally tough challenges and come out on top. For this reason she is a true inspiration to athletes throughout the world looking to succeed in their sport, especially women who seek to crush gender barriers through hard work and dedication.  

Looking forward to catching Rousey’s next big fight? She’ll be entering the octagon to defend her title against Holly Holm at UFC 193 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on November 15.

Check out the video montage of Rousey’s rise into fighting supremacy recently posted by Ellen DeGeneres on her Facebook page.

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