Wrestler Brock Lesnar believes that Ronda Rousey is a "super beast" who is dominating a "weak division" in the UFC.
Rousey has dominated all before her in the UFC women's bantamweight division, successfully defending her title on six occasions, with her last four fights lasting a combined 130 seconds.
Lesnar, who was a UFC heavyweight champion before moving back to WWE, knows a thing or two about domination, and the 38-year-old has lauded Rousey for destroying all before her, but conceded that the competition she is up against is not of the highest level.
“I think she’s a super athlete in a weak division,” Lesnar said on ESPN. “I really do. She is a man amongst women in the women’s division. I take my hat off to her.
“She’s doing an excellent job at what she’s doing. I don’t know how she’s juggling everything. I mean, movies, this, that and the other thing. Then going to Brazil and kicking butt over there and doing all the stuff she’s doing. My hat is off to Ronda. I really think – I’m not taking any talent away from her at all. I think she’s a super beast. A super freak in the women’s division.”
Miesha Tate, who has lost to Rousey on two occasions, recently spoke of the Olympian bronze medalist's dominance, suggesting that while it's incredible to watch Rousey destroy the competition now, it may lose some of it shine if the current pattern continues.
"It was so fascinating to see that happen — domination like that in any division, that's exciting — but then it gets to some point where people start losing interest, like, 'Well, there's no one who can give her a run for her money … we're not going to spend 50 bucks for 54 seconds, there's no one who can hang … ,'" Tate told the Los Angeles Times.