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Ronda Rousey

Photograph By Peggy Sirota

AGE:25
WHO SHE IS: Mixed martial artist, Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion
BODY STATS: 5'6", 135 pounds
THE WAY SHE TELLS IT: When I was in school, martial arts made you a dork, and I became self-conscious that I was too masculine. I was a 16-year-old girl with ringworm and cauliflower ears. People made fun of my arms and called me "Miss Man." It wasn't until I got older that I realized: These people are idiots. I'm fabulous.