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Proof Venezuelan MMA Powerhouse Ronda Rousey is More than a Kick-Ass Fighter

Ronda Rousey reestablished herself as the baddest UFC fighter – male or female – after knocking out Bethe Correia in just 34 seconds. Something else people are buzzing about is her Venezuelan heritage. As a child, Rousey was never recognized as Latina. After revealing in an interview that her dad is Venezuelan, she’s taking her moment to empower other Latinas to follow their dreams. Check out these badass quotes the show Rousey is more than a mean right hook.

Be a Proud Latina

Stop the Body-Shaming

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“Listen, just because my body was developed for a purpose other than f*cking millionaires doesn’t mean it’s masculine. I think it’s femininely badass as f*ck because there’s not a single muscle on my body that isn’t for a purpose because I’m not a do nothing b*tch.”

Family Rules

Listen to Mom

Mix the Tough and Sweet

Don’t Back Down

Fear Breeds Courage

Ambition is Good

Tune Out Doubters

Own Your Sexiness

Credit: @rondarousey / Instagram

“Since becoming a sex symbol, I haven’t had less sex in my life.”

Athletes are Pretty Too

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