Newspaper article The Canadian Press

MMA Women's Star Ronda Rousey Says She Loads Up on Sex before She Fights

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

MMA Women's Star Ronda Rousey Says She Loads Up on Sex before She Fights

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Rousey says sex is good before a fight

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TORONTO - (Rowdy) Ronda Rousey, the first woman signed to the UFC, says sex -- and plenty of it -- are on her things to do list before she fights.

"For girls, it raises your testosterone so I try to have as much sex as possible before I fight actually," Rousey said on the "Jim Rome on Showtime" show Wednesday night.

"Not with like everybody," she added with a laugh."I don't put out Craigslist ads or anything. But if I've got a steady I'm going to be like 'Yo, fight time's coming up.'"

The mixed martial arts star was responding to a question about what how some boxers abstain from sex before fights.

The 25-year-old American, an Olympic bronze medallist in judo, is 6-0 in MMA with every fight ending in the first round via an armbar submission.

She won the Strikeforce 135-pound title but recently signed with the UFC and will help introduce a women's division to the promotion. …

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