Ronda Rousey way off UFC return as showbiz career takes off with part in TV prison drama Blindspot

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Dana White billed her as the greatest female fighter in history but she now looks finished after consecutive defeats

Ronda Rousey is not returning to the UFC – after cracking a Hollywood acting career – but has not retired from MMA according to Dana White.

The UFC boss played a pivotal role building Rousey’s MMA career, billing her as “the greatest athlete I’ve ever worked with” after just four fights in his promotion.

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Holly Holm knocked the Ronda Rousey train off course with her shock win in 2015

But the wheels came off  with a shock defeat to Holly Holm in 2015 and a 2016 comeback meltdown when Amanda Nunes punched her senseless for 48 seconds.


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Amanda Nunes looks to have ended her fight career with her knock-out win in 2016

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Amanda Nunes looks to have ended her fight career with her knock-out win in 2016

Rousey was billed as the greatest viling femail fighter and athlete by the UFC

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Rousey was billed as the greatest viling femail fighter and athlete by the UFC

The 30-year-old MMA icon has got her first big acting role in NBC’s prison drama ‘Blindspot’ and the UFC now see no way of getting the fallen star back in the cage.

When White was asked if another Rousey return was on the cards, he told TMZ: “I don’t think so.

“She hasn’t retired. She hasn’t told me she’s retiring but I don’t think she’s coming back.

Rousey has now broken into the showbiz world with a role in prison drama Blindspot

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Rousey has now broken into the showbiz world with a role in prison drama Blindspot
Full fight: Holly Holm v Ronda Rousey

Rousey brought a huge amount of attention to the company but her career was short

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Rousey brought a huge amount of attention to the company but her career was short


Rousey was demolished inside a minute of the first round of her big comeback fight

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Rousey was demolished inside a minute of the first round of her big comeback fight

“She’s actually enjoying herself and she’s having fun. She made a lot of money and she’s enjoying it now.

“I know she was just on that TV show and if they do another season, she might be a regular character on the show. I could see her doing that.”

And Rousey confirmed she has her heart set on continuing her showbiz career.

Rousey told TMZ Sports: “Blindspot was awesome. I really loved it. I hope I get to go back.”

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