Ronda Rousey (Esther Lin/MMA Fighting)5EgdG4VMKm0Video: UFC Champion Ronda Rousey Wins ESPY Award for Best Female Athlete The MMA Corner Staff July 16, 2014 News, Video UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has added a new piece of hardware to her collection. At ESPN’s annual ESPY awards, the 27-year-old earned the award for “Best Female Athlete.” Click above to watch Rousey thank her fans for voting (courtesy of ESPN). Rousey, an Olympic bronze medalist in judo, has taken the sport of MMA by storm. After winning the Strikeforce title in just her fifth fight, Rousey moved to the UFC and has now moved her record to a perfect 10-0. She was most recently in action at UFC 175 on July 5, earning a 16-second stoppage of Canadian Alexis Davis. It was Rousey’s second straight finish via strikes, after beginning her career with eight straight armbar submissions. Only her UFC 168 title defense against bitter rival Miesha Tate has gone past the first round. The Californian has parlayed her success in the Octagon into numerous upcoming movie roles, including Fast & Furious 7, The Expendables 3 and the planned Entourage movie.