Ronda Rousey has plenty on her mind heading into her match with Bethe Correia.

But she took a moment to reflect on the death of wrestling icon "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, who died on Friday of a heart attack at age 61, in a poignant Instagram post moments after the WWE announced his death.


According to several reports, Rousey requested permission to use Piper's "Rowdy" nickname earlier in her career, which he happily obliged. The undefeated UFC women's bantamweight champ will now be looking to pay him back by honoring his legacy with a win in Brazil.

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