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WWE woos Ronda Rousey in a ‘match made in heaven’

/ 02:34 PM April 04, 2017
Ronda Rousey is scheduled to fight Holly Holm at UFC 195 on Jan. 2. AP

The WWE has their sights set on Ronda Rousey AP

The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) staged one of the best “WrestleMania” events in recent memory on Sunday (Monday in Manila).

The organization welcomed back one of its most prolific tag teams of all-time, the Hardy Boys, while also seemingly bidding goodbye to one of its most iconic figures, The Undertaker.


READ: Undertaker era comes to a close at WrestleMania 33

With the “Dead Man” possibly gone for good, the promotion could certainly add more star power to its roster, and the WWE’s chief brand officer, Stephanie McMahon, already has someone in mind.


In an episode of ESPN’s “His and Hers” podcast, the daughter of WWE owner Vince McMahon said she’d welcome former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey to come aboard.

“I would love to add Ronda Rousey!” she said, as relayed by Bloody Elbow. “I know that she loves WWE, and we certainly love her, so it would be a match, no pun intended, made in heaven. So hopefully one day we’ll have that opportunity.”

Although currently still affiliated with the UFC, Rousey’s future with the company remains questionable, after suffering back-to-back knockout losses in her last two fights.

The former Olympic judoka, meanwhile, certainly hasn’t been shy about her affinity with the WWE in the past, revealing she got her nickname “Rowdy” from deceased WWE legend Roddy Piper. She’s also been known to attend some of WWE’s previous shows.  Khristian Ibarrola /ra


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