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Ronda “Rowdy” Rousey says she’d beat down Floyd Mayweather in a street fight. Thanks to her recent Reddit AMA session, we know the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion has a deep respect for the American buffalo and knows more about Pokémon, Game of Thrones, and World of Warcraft than any fighter in the octagon. We know how she would fare in a “ruleless fight” against Floyd Maywether, and about her bouts with eating and speech disorders. Of course, all cool posts came for an even cooler cause. Rowdy took the chance to plug her D.N.B campaign to help combat the body image issues women face. “I’ve decided to expand my support of the charity Didi Hirsch with their work in the field of women’s body issues, and have partnered with Represent.com to release a limited edition “don’t be a D.N.B.” shirt, with a portion of proceeds benefiting this amazing cause,” Rousey says to start the session. “For those of you who don’t know – a “D.N.B.” is a “Do Nothing Bitch.”
Still not a Rousey fan? See if that’s still a case after you read her hard-hitting answers to these questions.
RR: Floyd is one of the best boxers of all time. He would definitely beat me in a boxing match. I unfortunately don’t get into “matches”. I fight for a living. In a no rules fight, I believe I can beat anyone on this planet. Boxing is a sweet science with strict rules that I respect very much and aspire every day to improve at. But you said ruleless fight, and that’s my honest answer.
RR: She’s just waiting to be offered enough money to get her ass kicked (‘cuz she knows she’ll get her ass kicked). I know for a fact she can make the weight. She consulted with Mike Dolce (my current nutritionist) before I ever started working with him, and after consulting with her he said he could get her in “the best shape of her life” at 135. She then started being represented by Tito Ortiz and all talk stopped. The delay is all about money, not her weight. She made 145 pumped full of steroids. She can healthily make 135 without them. Her shows that she headlines lose thousands of dollars, and the majority of the tickets are given away because no one will buy them. She needs me. So pretty much we’re waiting for her to realize that she needs to fight me before I retire or she’ll never have enough money to retire. I would like me kicking her ass be my retirement fight but whether she steps up or not I’ll walk away undefeated and happily ever after regardless.
RR: I love my speech therapist – I thought she was super cool and I didn’t even know I was in speech therapy. I’d like to tell any kid struggling with speech that anything can be overcome with hard work regardless of how insurmountable the odds seem. Shout out to all speech therapists. You’re all awesome. And the best thing about my recovery was that I was never allowed to feel interior.
RR: Yes. It’s already set in motion. He’s going to teach me the art of the full body boner via hemp rope training.
RR: At least 60 in one sitting. But there were no bets on the table. I think I could’ve done more if it really came down to it.
RR: It feels very liberating to be free of the guilt that used to come with every meal. And I feel like I have so much extra space in my brain now that I’m not constantly thinking about the next meal and trying to eat as much as possible every day while still losing weight. I feel amazing. I (think) I look amazing. And I just ate some bomb-ass french toast this morning.
RR: Well… a lot of the good ones have been taken, but I’d like to vie for Miss Marvel.
RR: Buffalo Bill. Him destroying the buffalo population of America also destroyed the Native American culture and coming from Jamestown ND, which boasts having the largest statue of a buffalo in the world, the plight of the buffalo is quite near and dear to my heart.
RR: I always get super stoked when I see it’s a Daenarys (the ANTI D.N.B.) chapter, and would get really bummed when I saw it was a Catlyn chapter. But for some reason my heart is always Team Stark. My sigil would be a Mew with Vegeta hair.
RR: The advice: for any woman trying to break into a male-dominated career, I’d say the greatest thing you can do is always keep in mind that you always have the right to be there.