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Walmart reportedly refuses to sell Ronda Rousey book, because she's too violent

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Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC's biggest star is being shut out of Walmart.

Ronda Rousey has a new book coming out in May and it won't be available at Walmart locations, because Rousey has been deemed too violent, according to a report from the New York Post's Page Six (h/t Yahoo Sports).

Rousey's first book, "My Fight/Your Fight," comes out May 12 and thousands of copies have already been pre-sold at Barnes & Noble. The UFC women's bantamweight champion has become a mainstream sensation, earning major roles in blockbuster films and appearing on all the popular daytime and late night talk shows.

"I'm shocked, shocked to discover that censorship is going on in America!" publisher Judith Regan told Page Six.

Walmart is the largest seller of guns and ammo in the United States and has also sold biographies of countless boxers as well as other MMA fighters. You can pre-order Rousey's book on Walmart's website. UFC DVDs, including those featuring Rousey, are also available at

Rousey, 28, had a role in "Furious 7," which opened Friday and she'll have a significant part in the "Entourage" movie that comes out in June. Next month, she's filming a new movie called "Mile 22" -- and she'll be the star.

In the Octagon, Rousey is decimating the competition. She beat Cat Zingano by submission in just 14 seconds at UFC 184 in February. Before that, she dispatched Alexis Davis in 16 seconds.

Quickly, "Rowdy" has become MMA's most popular attraction. Just not at Walmart.

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