Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey gave herself a nice vacation after defeating Miesha Tate a few weeks ago. Now, “Rowdy” is preparing to get back in the gym – and not just her normal gym, either.
Rousey told MMAWeekly.com in a recent interview that she is planning to train with Nick and Nate Diaz at Cesar Gracie’s gym in Stockton, California next month. Rousey has previously worked with Nick Diaz.
“Yeah, I’m going up there from the 3rd to the 16th (of April) and it’s going to be the first time ever since I started doing MMA that I’m going to be training for an actual extended period of time away from my core camp, who I’ve always been with,” Rousey said. “For some reason it’s something (training elsewhere) I never did in MMA, so they invited me to come train up there, and they’re good at a bunch of things that I need to work on so I’m super excited.”
While nothing has been announced, Rousey is expected to take on Sarah Kaufman when she returns to action. She added that she plans to remain in contact with the Diaz brothers, “But I love L.A. (Los Angeles), I’ll nevver move away from there.”