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Ronda Rousey blames fame for lack of dating success on Tinder

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UFC women's marquee star Ronda Rousey discusses her online dating troubles.

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

More personal information regarding UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has surfaced from her feature cover in Sports Illustrated. The Judoka ace has been revealing snippets of her life outside the cage as part of her ongoing book tour for her newly released autobiography, "My Fight / Your Fight." The female sporting icon explained to Jon Wertheim how her overwhelming fame, stemming from her illustrious MMA career, film roles and WWE Wrestlemania appearance comes with a downside. The former Olympian's celebrity status has destroyed any chances at online dating, as the 135 lbs. champ explained how 'the only person she's making out with is her dog' in her Sports illustrated extract:

"Her fame is such that she can't go on Tinder. She tried an alter ego-Brynn Campbell-but that didn't work. Her friends, male and female, have only to download the dating ap, swipe a few times and ...action, or at least the potential for it. Rousey, 28, is left on the sideline at home with [her dog] Mochi. "S---," she says, "the only person I'm making out with is my dog."

Tinder is a massively popular online dating app which allows users to 'swipe' potential dates. If two users swipe each other, a 'match' notification will appear, which will allow for a private messaging window to pop up.

The 28-year-old also recently revealed her fears of a 'creepy' ex-boyfriend publicizing candid nude photos of the armbar queen to make a quick buck in a recent interview with Sirius XM.

Ronda Rousey is scheduled to defend her bantamweight title against Brazilian nemesis, Bethe Correia at UFC 190.