Article

Ronda Rousey set to star in 'Road House' remake

By Justin Kroll, VARIETY
UFC fighter Ronda Rousey is starring in MGM’s reboot of the 1980s cult classic “Road House.” Rousey will step into the role Patrick Swayze made famous.

Sources say MGM is currently meeting with screenwriters, with production set to begin in 2016.

RELATED CONTENT: Watch all of Ronda's fights in one jam-packed UFC FIGHT PASS special | The Ultimate Fighter: McGregor vs. Faber preview | GO BIG season preview

Released in 1989, the original film starred Swayze as a bouncer hired to clean up one of the rowdiest, loudest bars in Missouri, The Double Deuce. Swayze’s character is put to the test when he needs to protect the town from a corrupt businessman.

This is an excerpt from Variety's exclusive report. Click here to read the full article

Watch Past Fights

Media

Recent
Watch the Fight Night Gdansk official weigh-in on Friday, Oct. 20 at 12pm/9am ETPT live from Ergo Arena in Gdansk, Poland.
Oct 20, 2017
Donald Cerrone takes viewers on his unorthodox ranch in New Mexico, and explains his process for accepting and training for fights. Cerrone takes on Darren Till in the main event of Fight Night Gdansk Saturday, exclusively on FIGHT PASS.
Oct 18, 2017
Preview the pivotal featherweight bout featuring Artem Lobov and Andre Fili set for the UFC FIGHT PASS prelims on Saturday at Fight Night Gdansk.
Oct 19, 2017
Watch the Fight Night Gdansk Media Day face-offs, featuring main event fighters Donald Cerrone and Darren Till.
Oct 19, 2017