Travis Browne Confirms Relationship With Ronda Rousey
UFC heavyweight Travis Browne has confirmed that he and women's champ Ronda Rousey are in a relationship.
In an interview with The MMA Hour (via MMAFighting.com), 33-year-old Browne revealed the news... but made it clear that they're "not dating."
"Dating is for children," Browne said. "Dating is for kids. Over the summer, through all the sh*t that I had to shuffle through, that I had to sift through, Ronda and I started talking throughout the summer and I'll say now that we are together. She's my woman and I'm her man. There's no boyfriend, girlfriend stuff. There's no dating. We're together."
Browne goes on to say that he's gotten to know Rousey, the person, and doesn't care about her fame.
"I've gotten to know her through the gym, through all that kind of stuff. I see her for who she is," he said.
"The fact that she's out there winning ESPYS and the star she is on the movie screen and all that kind of stuff, that's all great. But that's not who I know her as, if that makes sense. I know her as one of the hardest working athletes that I've ever seen, in this gym busting her butt on a daily basis. And through our own personal experiences of how compassionate and really how much of a sweetheart she really is. That's what a lot of people don't see out of her. They see that, but they don't really get to experience that."
Browne is scheduled to fight Matt Mitrione Jan. 17 in Boston. Rousey next defends her title Nov. 15 in Melbourne, Australia, against Holly Holm.