Ronda Rousey

SNL Ranked: Ronda Rousey Gets Unfairly Sidelined

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by Britt Hayes January 24, 2016 @ 9:09 AM
NBC
Like Dwayne Johnson and Gina Carano before her, Ronda Rousey is graduating from the ring to the stage, though her turn as SNL host this weekend is the first time she’s really had an opportunity to flex her acting muscles. Unfortunately, the MMA pro is sidelined for much of the episode, her talents underestimated and misused from the moment she walks into Studio 8H. Beck Bennett is seemingly the only cast member who really knows how to take advantage of her skill set, delivering the best sketches of the night. The lack of actual effort to give her something to do does little to disprove the idea that SNL invited Rousey to host based almost entirely on brand recognition. And that’s really too bad. Read on for our ranking of this week’s sketches from best to worst.

SNL Preview: Ronda Rousey Can Beat Up Pretty Much Anyone in New York

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 20, 2016 @ 5:21 PM
NBC
Last week’s 2016 SNL premiere with Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Adam Driver proved every bit as delightful as we’d hoped, but will Ronda Rousey pack the same punch? The Furious 7 star’s first official promos have arrived, as Rousey predictably overpowers Beck Bennett and pretty much anyone in New York.

Tina Fey and Ronda Rousey to Star in Comedy Based on MMA Fighter’s ‘DNB’ Motto

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by Britt Hayes January 15, 2016 @ 5:32 PM
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If you’re a fan of Ronda Rousey, then you’re undoubtedly familiar with her “Do Nothing Bitches” speech from an interview the MMA fighter gave that’s collected over 3 million hits on YouTube and generated a clothing line. Rousey’s whole DNB thing is so popular that it inspired Sisters scribe Paula Pell to write an entire film based on it, with Tina Fey set to co-star with Rousey in what could be the most delightful odd-coupling in years.

SNL Sets Ronda Rousey to Host With Selena Gomez

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 5, 2016 @ 10:46 AM
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SNL already had our vote with the announcement that Girls and Star Wars star Adam Driver would kick off 2016, and the year’s second host is just as strong a knockout. Ronda Rousey herself will take the SNL stage in late January, joined by Selena Gomez, while Driver’s musical guest has been revealed as well.

Ronda Rousey’s ‘Road House’ Remake Taps...The Director of ‘The Notebook’?

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by Britt Hayes October 12, 2015 @ 7:50 PM
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A remake of Road House is a little questionable, but when you throw UFC badass Ronda Rousey into the role originated by Patrick Swayze, things get a bit interesting. And things just got a whole lot more interesting as the project has found an unlikely director in Nick Cassavetes, son of iconic director John Cassavetes and director of…The Notebook. Of all things.

Ronda Rousey to Star in Remake of Patrick Swayze Classic ‘Road House’

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by Mike Sampson September 9, 2015 @ 11:17 AM
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Now that Ronda Rousey has officially dominated the UFC, she’s ready to put Hollywood in a submission hold next. The actress previously set up a biopic at Paramount that she also plans on starring in, and now comes word that she’s ready to take over a classic action movie. Rousey will reportedly star in a gender-swapped Road House remake where she’d take over for the late Patrick Swayze.

Comic Strip: Ronda Rousey Wants to Play Captain Marvel and Let’s Face It, You Can’t Stop Her

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by Jacob Hall August 12, 2015 @ 7:10 PM
Marvel
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie / TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, check out new photos from the set of upcoming comic book movies, ponder the idea of Ronda Rousey playing a superhero, and catch up on the latest Spider-Man movie talk.

Ronda Rousey to Star as Ronda Rousey in ‘Ronda Rousey: The Movie’

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by Mike Sampson August 3, 2015 @ 12:30 PM
UFC
This past weekend Ronda Rousey continued to dominate the world of UFC fighting defeating challenger Bethe Correia with a devastating knockout in just 34 seconds. She may very well be the most dominate athlete in her sport. Hell, she might be the most dominate athlete in any sport. While she’s officially conquered the world of mixed martial arts, Rousey wants to next conquer Hollywood. After supporting roles in Furious 7 and Entourage, Rousey has signed on to star in a biopic about her own life for Paramount Pictures.

'Fast and Furious 7' Looks to add UFC Star Ronda Rousey

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by Damon Houx August 7, 2013 @ 6:06 PM
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'Fast and Furious 7' hasn't made a lot of noise lately, even though it starts shooting this fall and is scheduled to hit theaters next July. We don't even know if Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson will be done filming 'Hercules' in time to appear in the film. But we have just gotten the first big new casting news, as UFC star Ronda Rousey is in negotiations to join the cast.