Following back-to-back training camps, dueling promotional efforts and a pair of championship fights within 56 days of each other, it looks like she wanted to get that vacation started as soon as possible.
Current estimates say we won’t see her in the Octagon again for six or seven months, though she hints she could be ready to go back to work before that.
While she’s away, Rousey’s promoters and the division she rules without mirth or mercy will have some work to do.
Let’s face it, for the UFC, Ronda on vacation is essentially a trial run for Life Without Ronda. During her absence, the company not only needs to build toward her return, but also solidify its women’s MMA product for the day its biggest star leaves for good.
Here are five things the UFC should do as Rousey is out making movies…