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Ronda Rousey blasts the 'bureaucrats' at the International Judo Federation

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey reacts to the news that the French Judo Federation has banned its members from teaching MMA.

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Following a tumultuous two weeks in the world of Judo, one of the sport's most famous exports, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, has hit out at the sport's ever controversial governing body, the International Judo Federation.

After Rousey's mother, Dr AnnMaria De Mars (who was a judo world champion herself), tweeted about her frustration with the organization, Rousey decided to reiterate her mother's concerns.

Rousey's remarks follow the news that the French Judo Federation has banned its coaches from teaching MMA, as well as the news last week that the UFC had been forced to withdraw it's sponsorship of the European Judo Championships, following reservations from the International Judo Federation regarding the suitability of a Mixed Martial Arts promotion as a sponsor.

Ronda Rousey will be looking to put her frustrations with the IJF to one side as she prepares to fight top contender Cat Zingano, at UFC 184 on Saturday night.