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Disregard the octagon or the ring Ronda Rousey is hoping to run toe-to-toe with sharks.
The Olympian and UFC Hall of Famer took part in an exceptional titled "Ronda Rousey Uncaged" on Sunday where she set out on shark jumping and sustained the remote ocean's most frightening animals. The show disclosed on the principal night of Discovery Channel's yearly Shark Week.
The 31-year-old was guided by previous Navy jumper Paul de Gelder, who instructed "the baddest lady on the planet" through three rounds of survival preparing against the heavyweights of the ocean.
The preparation prompted the headliner where Rousey endeavored to venture outside the defensive enclosure to confront one of the sea's most extreme predators — the mako shark. Furthermore, de Gelder knows bounty about running up close and personal with a fearsome adversary. In 2009, he was assaulted by a nine-foot bull shark in Sydney Harbor while functioning as an Australian Navy jumper. He lost his correct hand and a large portion of his correct leg.
"My case was simply mixed up personality," de Gelder disclosed to Fox News. "I was wearing a dark wetsuit with a couple of dark flippers. I was swimming at first glance tumbling around in cloudy water and there was cloudy. The shark just idea I was an injured seal, an obvious objective. So he got me by the hand and the hamstring… Pretty intense day at work I gotta say. While de Gelder was stressed his past experience would spook Rousey, she wasn't flustered by the notice. Rather, she was very anxious to meet her match. "This lady had never made a plunge her life up until the point that we went along," said de Gelder. "So we needed to show her in an exceptionally restricted measure of time to go from not scuba plunging to knowing and being sure as a jumper to straight away jump into 17-meters encompassed by sharks and afterward hand-sustaining one.
"She could have effortlessly lost a hand or an arm. That was a, genuine minute for me. Particularly in light of the fact that her 6'7" spouse was directly behind me and likely would have suffocated me." Rousey and de Gelder made a plunge Fiji, one of only a handful couple of spots on the planet where up to eight unique types of sharks can be effortlessly spotted. They additionally flew out to New Zealand looking for the blue shark, and in addition the mako shark. Be that as it may, Rousey's arrogance as a contender almost defeated her.
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