[VIDEO] UFC champ Ronda Rousey open work out

Elias Cepeda

UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is in the midst of her quick-turn around training camp for her next title defense against Sara McMann Feb. 22 in Las Vegas at UFC 170. "Rowdy" Ronda last fought and won in late December at UFC 168 against Miesha Tate via, you guessed it - arm bar submission.

The champ recently worked out in front of a bunch of media members in California to show the world a little bit of what she's been working on. In the video above, check out Rousey drill Judo take downs, practice body shots with her coach Edmond Tarverdyan and work a double-end bag.

In McMann, Ronda will not just face another undefeated fighter like herself, but a fellow grappling-based former Olympian. McMann won a silver medal in freestyle wrestling at the 2004 Athens Games.

Of course, Rousey is a two-time Olympian in Judo, having taken home bronze in 2008. So far, Rousey has been able to bully around her opponents with superior athleticism and take downs, before setting them up for submissions on the ground.

Should McMann prove to be Rousey's equal athletically and with take down ability, the fight could very well be Rousey's most challenging thus far. The champ will also be doing this with no rest since her last training camp and fight.

Will the quick turn around help Rousey stay sharp or will it prove to be too much, too soon and grind down her stamina? Let us know what you think in the comments section.

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