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Rousey roams to Brazil with plan to beat Correia at UFC 190

Ronda Rousey is in charge now. The unbeaten bantamweight champion is the biggest star in the UFC, and she could have staged her next title defense anywhere in the world before she moves on to her next acting job or book tour stop or red-carpet appearance. Rousey decided to fight Brazilian challenger Bethe Correia in a raucous arena at UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday night. Challenges don't scare Rousey. They're what keep her rocketing along this wild path. "When I don't have the home-court advantage, that's another thing that really keeps me motivated," said Rousey, who hasn't fought outside Las Vegas or her native Southern California in three...

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