Ronda Rousey must have known when she wrote her autobiographical tell-all "My Fight/Your Fight" that her fans and contemporaries would be given a glimpse into her life’s journey that otherwise would have remained shrouded in mystery.
Rousey documents her rise to MMA superstardom, her desires and fears as an early 20-something Olympic hopeful, and all the bumps in the road along the way.
One particularly stunning revelation that “Rowdy” makes in her book is that after her Olympic run in 2008, Rousey became addicted to painkillers and alcohol. The period of her life even saw Rousey living out of her car at different points.
The personal nature of her book is a great way for fans to learn more about the superstar fighter who finishes her foes in mere seconds. It is also a way for her future opponents to learn more about the champ, and if they so choose, use her openness in print to try to get inside her head.
Rousey’s next opponent, Brazilian Bethe Correia, hasn’t pulled any proverbialRead More »from Bethe Correia: I hope Ronda Rousey doesn't kill herself after I beat her