Ronda Rousey Signs Contract to Host ‘Saturday Night Live’ Opposite Selena Gomez
Ronda Rousey, became American top mixed martial artist, judoka and actress has signed an agreement to host the “Saturday Night Live,” 23rd January episode alongside Selena Gomez who comes as musical guest.
However, the 28-year-old Rousey who recently was seen in “Furious 7” is not the first one in a long list of superstar athletes who is going to host the television show as Charles Barkley, Derek Jeter, Wayne Gretzky, Derek Jeter, Peyton Manning, and Michael Jordan have also performed on over one occasion.
It is going to be first time as the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion will host the NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” while middleweight champion Marvin Hagler and heavyweight champion George Foreman, both have been hosted the America’s most-liked late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show.
Yahoo Sports has elected Ronda Rousey the “MMA Personality of the Year”, who has received praiseworthy remarks for her acts in previous releases as “Entourage”, “Furious 7”, and “The Expendables 3.”
If latest reports are to be considered she has signed the remake of 1989’s cult classic “Roadhouse” and said to be join its filming end of the first quarter of the 2016. The storyline of the film based on her best-selling autobiography is being developed.
Ronda Rousey’s defeat in Holly Holm on 14 November that was held in Melbourne, Australia, made her disappointed as planned to win the title for United States.
However, she has not been scheduled for more competitions in future while it rumored to be that she will face soon Holly Holm.
Rousey has named 12 titles out of 13 competitions in his career and became the first female athlete to sign an agreement with Ultimate Fighting Championship.
On the other hand the UFC president Dana White has announced that former U.S. Olympian in judo has changed his mind and has no intention to carry her career as female mixed martial artist.