Ronda Rousey may be out of the Octagon but the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion is making great waves in Hollywood.
Ronda Rousey has signed a new three-movie deal with the Lifetime network according to Deadline.com. According to the report, Rousey’s film will revolve around women empowerment.
FOX Sports reports that the network is revamping its lineup and content of shows and hence moving towards stories depicting women empowerment. The network has also signed Serena Williams and Janet Jackson to focus on the series in an effort to move away from the stories of melodrama.
Rousey is likely to feature stories on women empowerment that “reflect her passions about empowerment to the screen” according to Deadline. It has not been confirmed yet whether Rousey will act in the movies or not.
After her UFC 193 loss to Holly Holm, Ronda Rousey has shifted her focus on Hollywood. She is even not returning to Octagon in an effort to fulfil her movie commitments.
Rousey will appear in the Road House remake and star in Mile 22 as well alongside Mark Wahlberg. She has also signed a new movie co-starring Tina Fey. Apart from featuring in Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit edition this year, Ronda has made it to the list of Time’s 100 most influential people.
According to rumors Ronda is most likely to fight on Nov 12 when UFC makes its grand debut in New York at the famed Madison Square Garden. Miesha Tate has already expressed her interest in fighting Rousey at MSG. And going by Rousey’s mass appeal it is quite likely that she will fight in New York.
Meanwhile, Rousey has also been training hard for her return and according to her nutritionist Mike Dolce, Rousey is planning world domination. Most recently, her trainer Ky Evans said that she has been using his fitness regime, which is a combination of the Lagree method and the Megaformer machine to train hard.
“She got her butt kicked and loved every minute of it! She loved the process of training and how it made her feel. She loved that it was low-impact, and all the core work,” Evans said.
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