Ronda Rousey’s mother, renowned judoka AnnMaria de Mars, issued a statement defending her daughter in the wake of her UFC 207 loss.
As was the case with every fight, Ronda’s mother was right there with her at UFC 207. And while everyone is still waiting for Rousey to break her silence, AnnMaria de Mars decided to take the first step. She issued a
in the wake of her daughter’s loss, and prefaced it by saying “Like every mother and daughter on the face of the earth, Ronda and I don’t always see eye to eye.”
From there, she goes on to praise Ronda’s attribute about caring deeply. She then lists everything she’s accomplished before the age of 30, which include first American woman in a decade to win a world cup in judo, Olympic Bronze Medalist, first UFC world champion, first woman to make a million dollars in martial arts, co-authored sports book of the year, and acting in three movies.