Here’s a quick fun fact you might not know about Ronda Rousey. The UFC fighter’s great grandfather is Black. Rousey’s mom made the revelation while chatting with a TMZ paparazzo who also happens to be Black.
Turns out Ronda and her mother are the descendants of Alfred Waddell, a Black Latino who became one of the first doctors of color in North America.
There’s a CBC documentary about Alfred titled, Before His Time, which chronicles his life. A clip of which you can view below.