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Ronda Rousey lives in fear of 'high-def camel toe'

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The UFC's bantamweight champion gave an all-access interview to Rolling Stone recently and offered up some intimate details of her fighting fears.

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If Ronda Rousey isn't quite the UFC's biggest PPV star, she's fast becoming their biggest mass market media star. The release of her autobiography, My Fight / Your Fight, has sent her on a major publicity tour. Coupled with netting the cover of Sports Illustrated and her quickly growing film career, Rousey has become the UFC's most talked about fighter (at least in the US market). Now she's got some more major celebrity coverage, with an up close look at her day to day life from Rolling Stone.

The article covers much of the same ground hardcore fans have already heard before. Her dog, her mom, her intense dislike of Miesha Tate. But, it also revealed one of her biggest mid-fight fears. No, not losing, but letting fans get a little too personal a look at her:

"I have a weigh-in bra that's smaller and lighter and I'm a girl, so it's cuter, too, and I wanna look cute," she says. "But on fight night, who cares about looking cute? It needs to be effective, only on that particular fight night, I didn't have an effective bra. I just had two cute bras, so I had to wear one of them." She laughs again, thinking about what could have happened had some quick rearranging during the fight gone wrong. "At one point, I was perilously close to showing everyone my nipples, so the second I got her off my back, my mind shifted to 'Cover yourself up, girl!' And when Liz saw that, she kicked me right in the chest. Which she was entirely right to do. I would have done it if I was her."

And then there are the shorts the girls wear, just the way they ride up. "The first Miesha fight, she got her hooks in from behind, and I was like, 'Oh, I can get out of here easy.' But if I did, I would flash everyone, so I had to figure out a way to pull her feet out where my business was facing down, not facing the world." She giggles. "And then I have a phobia about camel toe. I swear to God, every time after I win, even before I take my mouth guard out, I pull my shorts down, and it's because I have a phobia of high-def camel toe, people zooming in on the Internet and everything. It's always, first thing, fix the camel toe!"

While the article includes some interesting details about her life in high school, like how she'd make money betting people she could beat them up, and how she wore sweatshirts all the time to stop people from looking at her arms, probably the most interesting other tidbit is about her current life. Most particularly why she doesn't have a boyfriend:

"This one guy, he's pretty well-known, he keeps texting me to go do this or that, and I'm such a pussy, I won't say yes. And I want to. But I just pussy out. And then I met this guy at a gas station the other day — we had a moment with our credit cards not working right — and he asked me out. He was cute, but I was just a big ol' pussy. I was like, 'I don't know. I gotta lot of shit, bro.' I bro'd him, and I didn't want to." She sighs. "I don't know what my problem is, and why I get so shy that I have trouble speaking, when I'm so bold in other areas." She pops her hand on the steering wheel. "I have an actual issue, I do believe."

There's a lot more in there, so check the whole thing out. Rousey is currently scheduled to fight Bethe Correia at UFC 190 on August 1st in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.