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Ronda Rousey Calls WWE 'Fake' And Slams "F***ing Ungrateful Fans" In Remarkable Interview

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Ronda Rousey Calls WWE 'Fake' And Slams "F***ing Ungrateful Fans" In Remarkable Interview

Ronda Rousey left WWE fans and wrestlers alike seething after dubbing wrestling as 'fake fighting'.

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The former UFC star laid into pro wrestling while talking to close friend Steve-O and she received huge backlash.

Following the show, Rousey took to Twitter and posted a statement in which she didn't hold back.

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"Anyone who is outraged by me calling pro wrestling 'fake fights for fun' have never been in a REAL fight," she begun.

"While you all are tip toeing around bruising some pro wrestlers' huge soft egos - no one is thinking about all the REAL fighters you're insulting when pretending pro wrestling is somehow on the same level of realism," Rousey explained.

"Yes, I understand, wrestling 300 days a year for years on end is incredibly tough on the body and a difficult profession - but do you know what would happen if you got in 300 REAL fights in a year? You would be dead."

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Some of WWE's female talent took Rousey's comments to heart and reacted.


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Rousey wrestled for the promotion between 2018 and 2019, winning the RAW Women's Championship and main eventing WrestleMania 35 in the process.

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The 33-year-old has stepped away from the ring since and explained that any comeback would be in a part-time capacity.

"What am I doing it for if I'm not being able to spend my time and energy on my family, but instead spending my time and my energy on a bunch of f****** ungrateful fans that don't even appreciate me?" she fumed.

"I love performing. I love the girls. I love being out there...but, at the end of the day, I was just like, 'F*** these fans, dude,' the 33-year-old explained.

"My family loves me and they appreciate me and I want all my energy to go into them. So that was my decision at the end of the day.

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"It's like, 'Hey girls, love what you're doing. I'm gonna try and take all my momentum and push you guys as far as I can. Fly little birds, fly! I'm going f---ing home!' And that was basically it."

Many assumed the comments were leading to a shock return, but Rousey hasn't been seen on WWE programming for over a year.

What do you think of Ronda Rousey's comments about the WWE?

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Featured Image Credit: Steve-O/YouTube & WWE

Topics: UFC News, Legends, UFC, WWE News, WWE, Ronda Rousey, reactions

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