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For Ronda Rousey, love at first fight

Updated: September 3, 2013, 12:18 PM ET
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It took exactly 23 seconds and approximately 50 people -- a couple of family members, a coach who didn't know her name and a few dozen fans -- to change Ronda Rousey's life forever.

The setting was a "random" fight club in Oxnard, Calif., and the excitement in that room was nothing that Rousey -- a bronze medalist in judo at the 2008 Olympics -- had ever experienced before. But after that night in August 2010, she immediately knew she had to experience it again.

"I felt like ...

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