Category: Bantamweight Division

Ronda Rousey begins training for her professional wrestling debut with the WWE

Former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has begun training for her professional wrestling debut with the WWE. Wrestling Observer reveals that the former UFC champion is training with WWE’s Brian Kendrick in preparation for a run in the promotion. Continue reading “Ronda Rousey begins training for her professional wrestling debut with the WWE”

Who is the UFC’s most drug tested female of 2017 so far?

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, also known as USADA, officially partnered with the UFC in June of 2015 to establish the UFC Anti-Doping Program. The program, designed to protect the health and safety of athletes as well as the integrity of the sport, has since tested 550 mixed martial artists around the globe. Athletes are subject to random test, at any time, in and out of the competition.

So far in 2017, USADA has conducted 4,630 anti-doping tests for 694 athletes. Check out the numbers below to see how many times some of your favorite female fighters have been randomly tested by USADA. Continue reading “Who is the UFC’s most drug tested female of 2017 so far?”