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Ronda Rousey to be first female athlete to guest host ESPN's SportsCenter

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Get ready for a lot of Ronda Rousey on your television screen.

The UFC women's bantamweight champion will become the first-ever female athlete to guest host SportsCenter, ESPN announced Monday in a press release. Rousey will co-host the 6 p.m. ET show Wednesday with Lindsay Czarniak.

"I'm excited to co-host SportsCenter with Lindsay on Wednesday," Rousey said in the release.  "I've always appreciated the support ESPN has shown me and I'm honored to be the first female celebrity co-host!"

Rousey, 28, will also be on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday night as well as a myriad of ESPN programming Wednesday.

"Rowdy" defends her title against Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193 on Nov. 15 in Melbourne, Australia. The UFC will attempt to break its all-time attendance record at Etihad Stadium, which can hold up to 75,000 fans.

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