Sylvester Stallone Announces UFC Champ Ronda Rousey Has Acting Role in Expendables 3

July 24, 2013
20 Comments

Ronda-Rousey-9559-MMA-Awards-2012Rumors began swirling that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would start taking on movie roles almost the second that she signed with WME (William Morris Endeavor), the largest and oldest talent agency in the world.

While most speculation centered on her possibly landing a role in one of the Hunger Games sequels, it appears that Rousey will be taking a part in the next iteration of The Expendables.

Sylvester Stallone, who wrote and stars in The Expendables franchise of films, announced the news via Twitter on Tuesday night.

“Ronda Rousey will show championship form in Expendables 3! So will multi champion Victor Ortiz!” he tweeted.

The Expendables has starred such luminaries as Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, Steve Austin, Mickey Rourke, Chuck Norris, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Bruce Willis, alongside Stallone.

No details about Rousey’s role in the Expendables 3 were revealed.

Rousey first takes up a role as head coach opposite Miesha Tate on the next season of the UFC’s venerable reality series The Ultimate Fighter, which airs on Fox Sports 1 this fall. The two will then square off in the Octagon on Dec. 28 at UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva II in Las Vegas.

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  • Marc Livingood

    I think Steven Segal should be in that movie

    • Ed Mister

      He is.
      PERFECT!!
      Cast:
      Jason Statham…Lee Christmas
      Bruce Willis…Church
      Sylvester Stallone…Barney Ross
      Arnold Schwarzenegger…Trench
      Milla Jovovich
      Mel Gibson
      Mickey Rourke…Tool
      Jackie Chan
      Dolph Lundgren…Gunnar Jensen
      Steven Seagal
      Wesley Snipes
      Jet Li…Yin Yang

      • Ed Mister

        One thing will be consistent in this cast: There will be no real MMA fighters.

  • Lamont

    I wont pay to see a movie with her in it. I call for a boycott

    • Timothy Malone

      Lets wait to see if its rated R for nudity ;)

      • Hugh Shakeshaft

        I want bush, pan down!

        • Gary Fredericks

          They call me Booger.

    • Mike mckinney

      Your going to boycott a movie because Rhonda’s in it? Really?
      What did she do, turn your boyfriend straight?

      • Justin Ernst

        That’s actually pretty funny. The only issue I see with her being in a movie like this is that she might not keep fighting much longer if she gets big movie roles. She’s making better paydays than Carano was, but wont compete with the money from movies if they are big movies. I mean, the expendables it trash, but it’s big blockbuster trash.

    • al57

      Like your $8 bucks matters loser?

    • Lee Rine

      Youir an idiot

    • Ed Mister

      Well, another MMA manager, Darrin Harvey, gets thrown under the bus for Fat Ronda’s climb up the pole. I can’t believe anyone would be surprised by this, based on her behavior to date.

  • james j

    The only reason people will pay to see a movie with roided out 60 year old men who have a ton of plastic surgery is cause Rhonda will be included.

    • Nash

      Actually he’s closer to seventy now. Ha ha

  • al57

    smart move by Sly? Rousey will look alot better than that cow Carano on the big screen.

    • Ed Mister

      What, are you kidding? Have you seen Fat Ronda 2 weeks or more after she fights? Oink, Oink! She’ll be over 225 lbs. by the time she’s 30. She must be pushing 180 by now.

      • Ed Mister

        At least Carano has boobs. Fat Ronda – BBs on a breadboard.

  • al57

    Make Big Nose Meisha Tate the villian?

    • Werdoomb

      unfortunately, Meisha big nose hater Tate will never get a movie gig. She lost to Cat Zingano via KTFO.

  • DamianCross

    Rhonda has my full support for breaking into a major motion picture!!!!

    …and my condolences for being in the goddamned expendables.