There's a chance UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey could join the ranks of mixed martial arts fighters who dabble in Metamoris.
But there are a couple hitches. For one, Rousey has a busy schedule. For another, the sport jiu-jitsu promoters would have to pay up.
"I'd be happy to do a Metamoris if they paid me as much as they paid me for a UFC fight," Rousey told reporters at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brasilia, Brazil. I don't really have that much time."
Earlier this year, Rousey offended sensibilities in the jiu-jitsu community by speculating on how she would fare on the ground with elite grapplers, comments which eventually got twisted into a showdown between judo and jiu-jitsu.
"I wasn't saying judo vs. jiu-jitsu," Rousey said. "I was saying more like, me personally, because I know in generally a jiu-jitsu person is better on the ground. ... all these girls are so offended by me thinking that I'm the best in the world and I can beat them. No one is asking why shouldn't I be offended for them having the same exact opinion."
World jiu-jitsu champion Bia Mesquita issued a challenge to Rousey in the aftermath of the controversy, but Rousey says she has other things on her plate.
"Right now, it's so much to keep up with the acting career, and the MMA career going," Rousey said. "And everyone keeps going, are you going to do WWE? Are you going to do Metamoris? Are you going to to four fights this year? Are you going to be an astronaut? I'm like, hold on. I can't make time to run for President right now, I can only do so many things at one time."
"I would happy to do Metamoris," Rousey said. "I think it would be a really really cool idea when I'm done fighting, too, because that's one of those sports that are kinder on the joints that you can do for a long time."