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Ronda Rousey on media attention: 'I word things more colorfully than others'

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Even with their media exposure, Ronda Rousey takes pleasure in getting one over on her rival Miesha Tate.

The UFC women's bantamweight champion said an ESPN story on female athletes and breasts wasn't just exciting because she was quoted, but because she got more copy than Tate.

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I must say, this is the type of thing that makes me want to see Rousey get smashed. Unfortunately I don't believe Tate is capable of making that happen.

Also, why does Rousey think her titties are so big? They look pretty small to me.

I truly believe the only reason she uses terms like "big titties" and "camel toe" constantly (and I mean constantly) is just to get people to listen to what she has to say. She clearly takes pride in that as well.

I want to see 'Borg destroy her.

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Titties...camel toe....seems like a pretty standard American vocabulary to me.

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Posted by Webbie

I must say, this is the type of thing that makes me want to see Rousey get smashed. Unfortunately I don't believe Tate is capable of making that happen.

Also, why does Rousey think her titties are so big? They look pretty small to me.

I truly believe the only reason she uses terms like "big titties" and "camel toe" constantly (and I mean constantly) is just to get people to listen to what she has to say. She clearly takes pride in that as well.

I want to see 'Borg destroy her.

I think she was saying you don't see big titties in the Olympics for a reason. Meaning that they are either bolted down or top level female athletes don't tend to have large breasts. I think she's funny myself but I seem to be in the minority.

Post #4   7/31/13 6:07:47PM   

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'I word things more colorfully than others' <--- understatement of the year.

Rousey's smart. Just look at her posture during weigh-ins. Most of the crowd are dudes, right - it's not sexist, it's reality. So when she's facing that crowd, she clasps her hands behind her back and smiles, sometimes even tilting her head down or to the side a bit. She looks not only friendly, but non-threatening, which is key when her job is popping shoulders out of socket. In other words, she appears to be a pretty girl in a sports bra, and she plays up that image.

When she faces her opponent, she switches it back to aggression and determination, to show that she's also a talented and formidable competitor. Completely different image, and it's safe at that time because the glare is directed at her opponent - and not the crowd of dudes, most of whom she could mangle relatively easily.

Papa Chael came out of his TUF run showing a new side of him - the coach, the mentor, the inspiring leader who's been there - and I'm sure that wasn't easy. Rousey's got an opportunity with TUF, but so does Miesha Tate. All it takes is one bad (or cleverly edited) scene to turn public opinion.

At this point, she's shown an unusual awareness of media, and in time I think she could be as compelling as Sonnen or Anderson Silva in that arena. We'll see if Rousey's image awareness can endure the constant attention and pressure of the TUF house, because it's a big test.

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remember when ronda rousey was talking trash about playboy yet is an attention whore her self

Post #6   7/31/13 9:58:56PM