Rousey makes 50 Women Changing the World list

Sunday, May 05, 2013

Business Insider magazine recently published a list of 50 women worldwide who are changing the world. UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey made the list at #42, ahead of Margaret Thatcher (RIP) and Sara Blakely, the world’s youngest self-made billionaire in the world. Notables appearing ahead of Rousey include Hillary Clinton, and at #14 the anonymous first female head of the CIA’s Clandestine Service.

#42 Ronda Rousey

Thanks to martial arts fighter Ronda Rousey, women now fight in the UFC.

The trash-talking Olympian qualified for the Athens games when she was only 17, and was the youngest judo competitor enlisted. In 2006, she became the first U.S. female athlete in nearly 10 years to win an A-Level tournament when she took home the gold medal at the Birmingham World Cup in Great Britain.

She also graced the cover of ESPN’s body issue last year.

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