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Mark Henry defends Ronda Rousey, says that she is “100% Right,” compares her to Kurt Angle

WWE Hall of Famer and co-host of Busted Open Radio Mark Henry recently weighed in on the ongoing Ronda Rousey situation. Rousey recently discussed her time in WWE and had some negative comments towards the fans. Rousey said on the Steve-O podcast that “the thing is I love performing, I love the girls. I love being out there but, at the end of the day, I was just like, ‘F**k these fans, dude.’ My family loves me and they appreciate me and I want all my energy to go into them. That was my decision at the end of the day. It’s like, ‘Hey girls, love what you’re doing. I’m gonna try and take all my momentum and push you guys as far as I can – fly little birds, fly! I’m going f**king home.’ And that was basically it.”

Henry would respond by defending Rousey, saying “she’s 100% right. And like I said that we should appreciate the essential workers? We should appreciate people like Ronda Rousey and Rob Gronkowski. All of the people that have come to WrestleMania that were not wrestlers. Yes, you’re judged by different grade, but every now and then you get one or two or three people like Ronda Rousey and a Kurt Angle who come into the sport; and they’re so damn good, that what would it look like if they had been in forever?”

Mark Henry elaborated further, saying “what if in 1996 when I came into pro wrestling Kurt Angle came in? It would have been so good. But that’s not our reality. Ronda Rousey? She did movies, she fought professionally for years since she was a teenager. She trained, and even before then she trained. Man…10 years old in judo! Like she spent her whole life in other entertainment all together. And then she comes in to ours, and she’s in for maybe a year or two at the highest level? Then she drew better than everybody.”

If you use any portion of the quotes from this article please credit Busted Open Radio with a h/t to WrestlingNews.co for the transcription






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