Former Bellator MMA fighter Valerie Loureda not too long ago retired from blended martial arts to pursue her dream of changing into an expert fighter.
Loureda has signed a multi-yr contract with WWE, and is scheduled to maneuver to Orlando from Miami and report back to the WWE Efficiency Heart on July 19.
whereas speaking with sportsLoureda was requested about her doable opponents in WWE and named Ronda Rousey as a result of they each have MMA backgrounds.
“Undoubtedly Ronda. She tweeted the opposite day ‘Who’s subsequent?’ and earlier than she discovered that she was going to get a WWE contract, I replied on Twitter, ‘me,'” Loureda mentioned of Rousey. “And that is the purpose I’ve sooner or later.
I had by no means seen MMA earlier than in my life, and it simply so occurred that Ronda was preventing and I noticed a ravishing lady preventing in a cage…and I obtained goosebumps. I mentioned, ‘Nana, if she’s doing that, I can do it too,’ and that is actually what gave me all that fireplace and fervour within me to begin my martial arts journey. We’re each MMA fighters and it will likely be a terrific present,” she added. “I promise you”.
At Saturday’s Cash in the Financial institution occasion, Rousey retained the SmackDown Girls’s Championship over Natalya, however misplaced the title to Liv Morgan after the fan-favourite star cashed in her MITB contract.
Rousey will wrestle in an enormous match at SummerSlam later this month.