Fantasy Football Live on YSR:

Cagewriter

UFC's Ronda Rousey: 'I want to be the highest-grossing actor'

Cagewriter
Ronda Rousey poses for photographers during a weigh-in for the UFC 175 mixed martial arts event at the Mandalay Bay, Friday, July 4, 2014, in Las Vegas. Rousey is scheduled to fight Alexis Davis in a women's bantamweight title fight on Saturday in Las Vegas
.

View photo

UFC champ Ronda Rousey wants to conquer the movie world, next. (AP Photo/John Locher)

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is making her first big splash in Hollywood this summer, beginning with her role in The Expendables 3 action movie. And, according to a recent interview, Rousey is bringing the same drive and focus to film-making that she has to Olympic Judo and to MMA.

"I didn't grow up wanting to be an action star. I just didn't think it was in the cards," she admitted.

Now that it's a possibility, I'm like, 'Screw it, I don't give a [expletive]...If 'The Rock' can become the world's highest-grossing actor, I can have that same goal...I want to be the highest-grossing actor in the world some day." 

Are there other fighters you'd like to see in the movies, more often? Let us know in the comments section!

Follow Elias on Twitter @EliasCepeda & @YahooCagewriter

View Comments (133)