Ronda Jean Rousey is an American mixed martial artist, judoka, and actress.She is currently signed to WWE, performing on the Raw brand where she is the current Raw Women's Champion in her first reign.
Rousey made a surprise appearance at Royal Rumble on January 28, 2018, confronting Raw Women's Champion Alexa Bliss, SmackDown Women's Champion Charlotte Flair, and Asuka, whom had just won the first ever Women's Royal Rumble match. It was later revealed she had signed a full-time contract with WWE. The jacket which Rousey wore during this appearance belonged to Rowdy Roddy Piper, given to her by his son. On the February 12 episode of Raw, general manager Kurt Angle announced that Rousey would sign for the Raw brand at Elimination Chamber.
On February 25 at the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, Rousey was involved in an in-ring altercation with Triple H and Stephanie McMahon, after which she signed her contract (in storyline), thus making her a part of the Raw brand.
On the March 5 episode of Raw, it was announced that Rousey's in-ring debut would take place at WrestleMania 34, WWE's flagship event; it will be a mixed tag team match with Kurt Angle as her partner, against Stephanie McMahon and Triple H. She is a Face.
On May 14, it was revealed that after being challenged by Raw Women's Champion Nia Jax, the two would compete for the title at Money in the Bank. At the event, she would go on to win the match by disqualification via interference by Alexa Bliss, therefore not winning the title. The next night on Raw, Rousey was suspended for 30 days (in kayfabe) after she attacked Bliss, Kurt Angle and multiple officials.Rousey returned from her suspension on July 15 at Extreme Rules, attacking Bliss. The next night on Raw, Rousey's suspension was extended another week by Kurt Angle, however, Angle said that if Rousey honored the suspension, she would receive a Raw Women's Championship match against Bliss at SummerSlam, at the event on August 19, she defeated Bliss to win the title.
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