'Can't hide it': Ronda Rousey delights fans with baby bombshell

Sam Goodwin
·Sports Editor
·3-min read
Ronda Rousey, pictured here with husband Lucas Browne.
Ronda Rousey and Lucas Browne are four months pregnant. Image: Getty

Ronda Rousey has delighted fans by announcing she's four months pregnant with husband Travis Browne.

The former UFC and WWE champion took to YouTube on Wednesday to announce the news, revealing she's due on September 22.

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"I can't hide it anymore, so it's time to show it off," she said with a laugh as Browne gave her a kiss and a hug.

The video also showed the 34-year-old attending doctors appointments with Browne.

Rousey won a bronze medal in judo at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing before becoming turning to UFC and becoming the women's bantamweight champion.

She won 13-straight bouts and helped establish UFC as a global brand before fellow American Holly Holm knocked her out in 2015.

Rousey has also starred in WWE and appeared in action movies "Expendables 3" and "Furious 7".

The UFC Hall of Famer has spent the last several years focusing on a wrestling career, winning her first championship in 2018.

Ronda Rousey, pictured here announcing her pregnancy.
Ronda Rousey announced the news in a YouTube video. Image: YouTube

She held it for a then-record 231 days before the championship reign ended at WrestleMania 35, where she faced Becky Lynch and lost her first-ever match.

She then left the WWE to focus on starting a family.

Rousey and fellow fighter Browne have been married since 2017.

They didn't reveal the gender of the baby, but said they'll be doing a gender reveal soon.

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Ronda Rousey unlikely to return to WWE

Rousey seemingly shut the door on a return to the WWE after lashing out at “f***ing ungrateful fans" last year.

“What am I doing it for if I’m not being able to spend my time and energy on my family, but instead spending my time and my energy on a bunch of f***ing ungrateful fans that don’t even appreciate me?” she said last April.

“The thing is, I love performing. I love the girls. I love being out there.

“But, at the end of the day, I was just like, ‘F*** these fans, dude.’

“My family loves me. They appreciate me. I want all of my energy to go into them.”

Rousey also took aim at WWE's "fake fights" in a comment that drew the ire of leading female stars, as well as plenty of fans.

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