The latest on Ronda Rousey’s move to the UFC

Maggie Hendricks
Cagewriter

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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