2016 endorsement

Ronda Rousey reveals which 2016 candidate she’s backing for president

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Ronda Rousey at her home in the Venice section of Los Angeles, Sept. 10, 2015. (Jake Michaels/The New York Times)

Earlier this year, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump boasted that he had the political support of UFC fighter Ronda Rousey. He was unaware, though, that Rousey had already slammed him in an interview with CNN, saying, “I wouldn’t vote for him. I just really wouldn’t trust the guy with running my country.” So, who is Rousey backing in the 2016 race? She’s been mum on that topic since the scrape with Trump — until now. She revealed her pick to Maxim magazine. “I’m voting for Bernie Sanders, because he doesn’t take any corporate money,” Rousey told the lad mag. “I don’t think politicians should be allowed to take money for their campaigns from outside interests.” But what if Sanders doesn’t win the Democratic nomination? She has a plan — and it’s the same thing she did in the 2012 election.

Read the full story at TIME.


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