March 3, 2012; Columbus, OH, USA; Ronda Rousey gets Miesha Tate in an armbar during the Strikeforce Grand Prix final at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-US PRESSWIRE
Strikeforce women's champion Ronda Rousey knows a little something about the Olympics, having scored a bronze medal in judo at the Summer Games in Beijing. So, with the Olympics right around the corner, it's not surprising to hear interviewers asking her questions about the games. And if you talk about the summer games long enough, Michael Phelps' name is going to come up.
That's exactly what happened in a recent interview with Rousey, and she doesn't think too highly of the swimming sensation (via Yahoo! Sports):
Rousey said while at a party for all American Olympians, the athletes happily mingled together. NBA players hung with the rest of the group, but Phelps had his own area that was just for his group.
"I don't like being somebody's teammate and being treated like I'm a groupie. I didn't even want to go out of my way to say hello to that guy. Get over yourself. All you do is swim. If someone slapped you every time you jumped in the pool, I might have a little respect, but I was a swimmer before I did this stuff, and you can't tell me that swimming is OH MY GOD, because it's not."
The Olympics are silly anyway.