Ronda Rousey Reveals The Real Reason She Won’t Compete at 145 Pounds

Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey has revealed why she refuses to drop to 145 pounds to meet Brazilian heavy hitter, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos, and it comes back to the same issue as before, the level of drugs testing in the sport today.

Rousey, speaking via Sherdog, said:

“I could, but I’m choosing not to because honestly, I don’t trust any of the drug testing. I’ve been doing this a very, very long time and I was in the Olympics with the most stringent drug testing in the world. You know a lot of those people are doping. There’s new advances in drug testing every single year because people find new ways to cheat. The only way I can really feel like it would be a fair fight is if it’s down at 135. If she’s doped to the gills and making 145, it’s not really that far-fetched for me to think that someone not on steroids could move down a division.”

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