Ronda Rousey, world's toughest woman, geeks out over 'Pokémon'

In this Feb. 22, 2014, file photo, Ronda Rousey looks around after defeating Sara McMann in a UFC 170 mixed martial arts women's bantamweight title bout in Las Vegas. Gina Carano was scheduled to meet with UFC President Dana White on Wednesday April 9, to discuss a return to mixed martial arts for a potential bout with bantamweight champion Rousey

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Ronda Rousey wants to catch 'em all. (AP)

The hilarious Tommy Toe Hold show makes the MMA world laugh on the regular with his satire and impersonations of MMA personalities but the bald loud mouth got real with an actual interview with UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Turns out, the "Rowdy" one is an awesomely huge geek, specifically when it comes to "Pokémon."

Favorite Pokémon? "Mew," she said.


"Mew is the originator of all the other Pokémons ... Mew is the original one and [all the other Pokémon] came from that one. And, you couldn't catch Mew in the original game. You had to use the lavender town."

Well, that was a lot more technical a discussion of "Pokémon" than anyone could have anticipated. But wait, there's more!

"I actually went to the mall for those Pokémon events, those little tournaments to get me a Mew. I wanted Mew so bad. I waited in line with all the other nerds for hours. I wanted to get me a Mew, and a Mew certificate of authenticity that I taped to my wall," Rousey was not ashamed to admit.

Rousey also talked nerdy to TTH about a range of other topics. Playstation or Xbox? 

"I pick Playstation. I've got more experience with a Playstation," the champ opined.

Mortal Kombat or Street Fighter?

"Mortal Kombat."

Which movie would be better if it starred Rousey, the newest Expendable?

"They're making a Wonder Woman right now, aren't they?" she asked.

"I should have been Wonder Woman, man! That girl couldn't curl a two-pound weight, what's so wonderful about that? I don't understand."

She's also got plenty of unknown talents in addition to her signature arm bar. "Well, I'm a really good shot with a gun," she said, to name one.

"Umm, I'm really good at Candy Crush (laughs). I don't know if I picked up a bassoon right now, if I could play it, like read the music, but I used to play the bassoon. I was really good at bassoon. Wait! I'm really good at Taboo, the game Taboo. I [expletive] wreck it on Taboo."

Just goes to show you that, unless she's around Miesha Tate, Ronda Rousey knows how to have a good time. If you want to watch the full Rousey interview (and you really should), click here.

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