posted 03/07/14 at 3:29am
on USWNT: USA Draws With Japan in Algarve Opener
Currently (2011), Rousey is ranked #10 in the country, according to Unified Women's MMA Rankings. In 2004, Rousey participated in the judo at the Athens Olympics. Also in 2004, she won the Junior Judo Championships in Hungary. At the age of 19, Rousey became the first U.S. female athlete in almost 10 years to win an A-Level tournament and also became the first American to win two judo Junior World metals. In 2008, Rousey participated in the Beijing Olympics and took home the bronze after losing in the semifinals to Dutch ex-world champion Edith Bosch. In August 2010, Rousey started her MMA career, beating Hayden Munoz (due to submission).
She currently trains along side Team Hayastan. Rousey was in the first female fight on a UFC card on February 23, 2013. She fought Liz Carmouche. In the end Rousey took home the win via armbar submission.