“Ronda Looks Scared of Jada’s Hair” – Ronda Rousey’s Tryst With a Hairy ‘Cher Lookalike’ Jada Pinkett-Smith at UFC 184

Published 05/12/2022, 1:30 PM EDT

Recently at the 94th academy award function, famous Hollywood actor Will Smith smacked comedian Chris Rock after the latter made a joke about Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair. It was unfortunate that the comedian hit for making a joke about Jada’s hair. Meanwhile, many UFC fans got away with joking about the same in 2015.

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Yes, in 2015 many fight fans trolled Jada Pinkett Smith for her hairstyle. It happened after the latter met the famous female former UFC fighter, Ronda Rousey, backstage at UFC 184 in California.

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‘Rowdy’ had just successfully defended her women’s bantamweight title against one tough opponent, Cat Zingano, in the main event of UFC 184. Rousey finished her opponent in just 14 seconds of the first round. Later, the Hollywood actor Jada congratulated her in person.

Their meeting was captured and uploaded on the official Twitter page of UFC with the caption, Jada Pinkett Smith congratulates @RondaRousey on her impressive victory at #UFC184.”

While ignoring the point of the post, many fans turned their attention toward Rousey’s facial expression. Rousey’s face looked as if she had seen something distasteful.

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Consequently, many fans blamed Jada Pinkett’s hairstyle for Rousey’s expression.

UFC fans’ reaction to Jada Pinkett’s hairstyle

Fans missed the context of the post on UFC’s page in 2015 and started trolling the Hollywood actor for her hairstyle in the comments section. There would have been a different reaction if this happened today when the world is on the internet. However, it was 2015, hence it went unnoticed.

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“@ufc@RondaRousey Ronda looks scared of Jada’s hair.” A user wrote.
https://twitter.com/SurferKenLive/status/571910532808216577?s=20&t=nmBRfaH_0L_DQHq_pMC4bQ
“@ufc@RondaRousey I think you mean Cher.” Another user wrote.
https://twitter.com/JustRichHansen/status/571915867593822208?s=20&t=9EEmBRRhVYCQfXtOzIAAGw
One user quoted Rousey and wrote, “@ufc @RondaRousey “Uh.. Who let the Cher lookalike into my dressing room?””
https://twitter.com/matthewlo25/status/571919305396391936?s=20&t=JLnbyyHLUQRekqAEHUGyyg
“@ufc @RondaRousey did Jada just leave a Cher look-a-like contest???” Another user wrote in the comments.
https://twitter.com/sFlo_DrNerd/status/571912487861288962?s=20&t=A6y9TEfgLgjQ_qDLvAMGsg
One user wrote “@ufc @RondaRousey Look how Ronda looking at her hair! LOLOLOL.”
https://twitter.com/NLM213/status/571913167183470593?s=20&t=PD-rqBoptmDRkyTCOWrZyg
However, not all disliked Jada Pinkett’s hair. One user wrote, “@ufc @RondaRousey That’s awesome! Love Jada’s hair! #UFC184.”
https://twitter.com/Brookeshadowbj/status/571921060553076736?s=20&t=j6brSgyQWRWB-Y7MH6InUg

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“@ufc @RondaRousey lookin at her hair like “what landed on your head and died??” Another user wrote in the comments.
https://twitter.com/JCup4321/status/571935162256265216?s=20&t=0Qo7kw5UeTAuqwUlCIQiVA

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If you missed this in 2015, what is your reaction now to the fans’ comments? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Afnan Chougle

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Afnan Chougle is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Besides writing, this Media graduate is an integral part of the digital web stories team for combat sports. Before joining EssentiallySports, Afnan gained valuable experience as an intern at Jiostudios Production House.

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