UFC star Ronda Rousey to join WWE, will sign official contract at Elimination Chamber PPV

Former UFC Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey will officially join World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) this month. 

WWE Raw General Manager Kurt Angle broke the news on Monday Night Raw this week that Rousey will join the red brand and will sign her official contract at the upcoming pay-per-view Elimination Chamber. 

The PPV is scheduled to take place later this month. 

The mixed-martial-artist shocked had world after she gatecrashed WWE Royal Rumble last month.

She marched straight to the ring to confront the Royal Rumble winner Asuka, SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte and Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss.

And then without saying a word to any of them, she pointed right at the huge WrestleMania sign hanging from the ceiling to signal her intention to fight at the grandest stage. 

After her appearance, a story published by ESPN.com reported that Rousey has agreed to terms with WWE for a full-time contract. 

Before Wrestlemania, Rousey will appear at the Elimination Chamber where she will officially sign her WWE Raw contract. 

The pay-per-view will also see the first-ever Women’s Elimination Chamber match which will feature WWE Raw women's champion Alexa Bliss, Sasha Banks, Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville, Mickie James and Bayley. 

The Elimination Chamber  PPV will also see the first-ever 7-man Elimination Chamber match which will feature Finn Balor, Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, John Cena, Elias, The Miz and Braun Strowman to decide the no. 1 contender against WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar.