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Reason why Ronda Rousey WANTS to work an indie show REVEALED

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In the ever-evolving world of professional wrestling, surprises are a dime a dozen. Yet, when Ronda Rousey, a former WWE and UFC star, announced her intention to participate in an indie wrestling event, it raised more than a few eyebrows.

The reason behind this unexpected move? A noble cause that showcases Rousey’s commitment to giving back in a charitable way.

Ronda Rousey, who has made a name for herself in both the UFC and WWE arenas, is set to make her Wrestling Revolver debut at the “Unreal” event scheduled for November 16 in Los Angeles, California.

She won’t be stepping into the ring alone; she’ll be teaming up with her Four Horsewomen teammate, Marina Shafir.

Ronda Rousey on the Indies: The Inside Scoop from Sami Callihan

On the Busted Open Radio podcast, Sami Callihan, a former star of Impact Wrestling, shed light on how the Wrestling Revolver “Unreal” event came to be and Rousey’s motivation to be a part of it.

Contrary to what some might think, Callihan revealed that Rousey’s participation wasn’t a result of a meticulously crafted plan.

Instead, it was a fortuitous turn of events, stemming from Callihan’s connections and endorsements from mutual acquaintances who vouched for him to Rousey.

Rousey’s Charity Work

The most heartwarming revelation from Callihan was Rousey’s primary reason for wanting to work the event: charity. Rousey expressed her desire to contribute to the Hawaiian relief fund, a cause close to her heart, given that her husband is from Hawaii.

Callihan was immediately on board with the idea, stating, “As soon as she brought it up to me, I said, ‘Absolutely, this is 100% something I want to be involved with’ because the money will actually go to help people.”

The commitment to the cause is so profound that every penny earned from ticket sales, after covering production costs, will be donated to the charity.

Furthermore, several other participants in the event have generously decided to donate their earnings to the cause, ensuring that the funds reach families in dire need.


  • Who is Ronda Rousey teaming up with for the Wrestling Revolver event?
    • Ronda Rousey will be teaming up with Marina Shafir.
  • When and where is the Wrestling Revolver “Unreal” event taking place?
    • The event is scheduled for November 16 in Los Angeles, California.
  • What is the primary reason for Rousey’s participation in the indie event?
    • Rousey’s main motivation is to raise funds for the Hawaiian Relief Fund, a charity close to her heart.
  • How will the proceeds from the event be used?
    • All earnings from ticket sales, after deducting production costs, will be donated to the charity. Several participants have also pledged their earnings to the cause.
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