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The latest on Ronda Rousey’s move to the UFC

Maggie Hendricks
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Strikeforce bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will soon join the UFC. In addition to confirming this news, UFC president Dana White recently shed more light on Ronda Rousey joining the UFC.

-- She's already considered a UFC champion. The UFC bantamweight women's championship belt is being fabricated for Rousey right now.

-- Don't expect her first fight to be against onetime Strikeforce featherweight Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos. Santos learned from doctors that it would be a bad idea to cut down to bantamweight. White said that the UFC is doing a women's bantamweight division, so it looks like Santos is the odd woman out.

-- Rousey will make her debut with the UFC as the main event of a pay-per-view. She has already headlined cards for Strikeforce. A date hasn't been set, but White said soon.

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