UFC Champ Ronda Rousey Admits She's the 'Biggest Crier'

by Jackie Willis 10:32 AM PDT, September 14, 2015
Playing UFC Champ Ronda Rousey Admits She's the 'Biggest Crier'

She might be the highest-paid UFC fighter, but Ronda Rousey does have a softer side.

The 28-year-old mixed martial artist admitted to Ellen DeGeneres on Monday's The Ellen DeGeneres Show that she can become quite emotional.

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"I'm the biggest crier," Rousey disclosed.

The UFC champion said that she's the most sensitive before she competes. "When I'm about to fight, I'm the most emotional," Rousey revealed. "Like my last fight, I like totally cried the day before that."

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Further explaining her pre-fight waterworks, she added, "You're so amped up and it's like every emotion that you could possibly have, it happens during that week. It's like the most stress, most anxiety, most pressure possible and then it's the happiest you could possibly be."

"It's all these things and it's just sometimes you can't hold it in," the athlete said. "It's gotta leak out of somewhere. Why not your eyes?"

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Sometimes you just need a good cry!

Rousey could become emotional when she shows up to the Marine Corps Ball on Dec. 11 with Lance Cpl. Jarrod Haschert.

"In my mind I have that Never Been Kissed moment," she told ET about her expectations for the big night. "I have a dress in mind!"