UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey doesn't mind when other women say her body looks masculine. "Just because my body was developed for a purpose other than fucking millionaires, doesn't mean it's masculine. I think it's femininely badass as fuck, because there isn't a muscle in my body that isn't developed for a purpose."
In an interview for UFC's Embedded series, Rousey discusses, among other things, her body image in the media and her thoughts on being considered a role model for young women.
"Being put in the position of being a role model, I don't think I'm infallible enough for that. I have this one term for the kind of woman that my mother raised me to not be, and that's a 'do-nothing bitch', or I call it a DNB a lot of the time. Like, the type of chick that just tries to be pretty and be taken care of by somebody else."
Rousey, 28, is stepping into the ring against Brazilian fighter Bethe Correia in her sixth consecutive UFC title defense. In her interview, Rousey discusses the upcoming fight and how professional fighting has served as an escape for her. She goes on to say that she needs the other female fighters that she has defeated time and time again. The bold star fighter doesn't seem too worried about maintaining her champion title, posting the following to her Twitter page before the big day:
Check out the full Embedded episode below: