Ronda Rousey and Mother Become Highest Ranked Women In Judo History

UFC superstar Ronda Rousey is more than just a trailblazing mixed martial artist. The former women’s UFC bantamweight champion is now a professional wrestler for the WWE, bringing the fighter’s superstar status to another level. Beyond that, Rousey is an Olympic medalist in Judo.

Most recently, Rousey was awarded her 6th degree black belt in Judo at the Arnold Classic in Columbus, Ohio. Now it would appear that the event sparked a new level of athletic prowess for the Olympic medalist.

Rousey was present for the Arnold Classic, as the fighter was being inducted into the International Sports Hall of Fame. Rousey’s mother, AnnMaria DeMars, also received her 7th degree black belt at the event.

Thanks to their recent accomplishment, Rousey and her mother are now the highest ranked mother-daughter duo in judoka within the United States. The two practitioners are also considered to be some of the best users of the martial art in the world.

Check out a replay of the memorable moment below:

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