Article

"She's got it all." -Campbell McLaren on Rousey

UFC co-creator: Ronda Rousey is this generation's Tank Abbott
By: Marc Raimondi, FOX Sports
"One is a bearded brawler with a beer gut. The other is a brash blonde with a bronze medal. But Tank Abbott and Ronda Rousey might have more in common than you think, according to UFC co-creator Campbell McLaren.

"McLaren, who started the UFC with Rorion Gracie and Art Davie in 1993, actually calls Rousey the 'new Tank Abbott,' because she has been able to draw a completely different kind of fan to MMA, the same way Abbott did in the 1990s."

Read the full article

Watch Past Fights

Saturday, November 22
10PM/7PM
ETPT
Austin, TX

Media

Recent
Go outside the Octagon to learn more about Frankie Edgar. The former lightweight champ talks about growing up in New Jersey and how the blue collar atmosphere back home made him a better fighter.
Nov 19, 2014
UFC weigh-in at The Frank Erwin Center on November 21, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Nov 21, 2014
Watch the official weigh-in for UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson
Nov 21, 2014
Top featherweights and Fight Night Austin headliners Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar hit the scale in anticipation of their bout Saturday in Texas.
Nov 21, 2014