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Ronda Rousey, coach deflect questions about mother’s negative comments

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GLENDALE, Calif. — Ronda Rousey’s mother has had a lot to say about Edmond Tarverdyan, Rousey’s coach, in recent weeks. None of it positive.

Rousey and Tarverdyan, though, were demonstrably mum about the topic at a UFC 193 media day Tuesday at Glendale Fighting Club.

“It doesn’t matter for me,” Tarverdyan said. “We have a fight in front of us Nov. 14. That’s all I worry about and I care about at this point. It’s her mom, at the end of the day. And that’s it. I’m a person that’s never spoke negative about anybody’s mom and will never do that. Friendship, anybody. I’ve always said a mom is a mom and that’s it. That’s all I have to say.”

Rousey had even less to say than her coach.

“Any reaction and response I have for my mother, she’s going to hear from me and not a media outlet,” Rousey said.

When asked if she had spoken to her mom about the nasty comments, Rousey demurred.

“I really don’t think that’s anybody’s business,” she said.

Rousey’s mother, AnnMaria De Mars, said in videos released earlier this month by LatiNation that she thinks Tarverdyan is a bad person and disrespectful to women. She also said

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