Ronda Rousey Vows To Return To WWE
Despite UFC President Dana White saying Ronday Rousey won’t be getting in to a WWE ring again, the Women’s Bantamweight Champ told the MMA Hour that she’ll find a way:
I’m going to find a way. Somehow, some way, some day. I just have no clue when … I’m willing to find a way to get back in there. I don’t know how it would be possible in the foreseeable future. It’s definitely not possible for a very, very long time, I have an extremely full schedule.
Brock Lesnar Causes Tears
According to Actor Skylar Astin, Brock Lesnar made his brother’s girlfriend cry in the VIP section during UFC 184. He told the Fighter & The Kid podcast that his brother was fawning over Lesnar, telling him that he has to come back to UFC. Lesnar got angry screaming “Sit the f*** down. You don’t know s–t. What the f***.”
This caused the Pitch Perfect star’s brother’s girlfriend to burst in to tears with fear.
Austin’s Ex-Wife Speaks
Steve Austin’s first wife, the former valet Lady Blossom (Jeanie Clarke) retold the story of how the Hall of Famer got his “Stone Cold” name. She told In Your Head that one of WWE’s original suggestions was Fang McFrost!
Basically, the concept was Steve’s, because Steve and I were just sitting watching TV, flicking channels, and this show came on called “The Iceman” about a killer, a hit man type guy. Steve just said, “I want a character like that”, meaning someone cold, and he called Vince (McMahon) and he said this is the character he wanted. The office, they were just sending all these faxes of these temperature-based names like Fang McFrost…they were so hokey. I remember Brian Pillman and Steve in hysterics over these names, but none of them worked for Steve. One day he was just kind of pensive, a little bit worried-looking, and I just said, “Drink your tea before it gets stone cold” and I went, “There it is, Stone Cold.” He got a big smile on his face, and he liked it, so that’s how it started, over that cup of tea.
She also discussed their breakup:
Well, a lot of it was my fault…I got really comfortable in Atlanta, and I had a lot of friends, so when Steve was gone a lot I was always doing stuff and going out for dinner with my friends and shopping and taking the kids to McDonald’s or something and stuff. Then Steve picked out Boerne, Texas, which is quite rural, which is what Steve likes, and I didn’t have any friends. So when he went on the road, I was very lonely, and I developed really bad addiction problems, which I’m going to just be honest about. I started with pain killers and sleepers, and you know how it is. He had a lot of pressure on him then because he was now Stone Cold so he had lots of T-shirts to do, and it just wasn’t good for him or me because he was under a lot of pressure and I was out of it really taking too many pills. I was in rehab for six months, a long time…I have been clean for two years…I can just say that addiction is a very crafty thing because you can start off just taking a little bit, and in the beginning you do feel good, and as the tolerance grows then you still have something a little bit stronger and then you snowball out of control, your whole life goes out of control, and that’s what happened to me. I called Steve up and I said you know, I can actually see my part in it now because when you’re using you think everything else is everybody else’s fault and you get really secretive about how much you’re taking…You have another side to you that you don’t want anyone to know about your addiction or how bad it’s getting, so I did say to him this was my part in it and he appreciated that…I talked to him a couple of months ago and he was glad I was still clean.