Ronda Rousey’s mother has been extremely critical of Rousey’s coach in recent days. Now, we have an explanation why.
AnnMaria De Mars explained in an interview with Pro MMA Now’s Rhadi Ferguson that it is Edmond Tarverdyan’s attitude toward women that makes her the most upset. Ferguson is a former teammate of Rousey’s on the United States national judo team.
“Because he is extremely disrespectful to women,” De Mars said. “If you read in Ronda’s book, you know when she walked into his gym she had been a junior world gold medalist, Olympic medalist, world medalist in judo and he didn’t give her the time of day. And he has had that exact same pattern with many women in the gym and I have seen it with my own eyes where they train there and it’s basically a waste of their time. And they’re talked to in a way that just makes my jaw drop.”
Two video interviews were posted this week by LatiNation in which De Mars goes off on Tarverdyan. De Mars said those segments were taped weeks ago, so she didn’t think like this would be a distraction for her daughter in training camp. Rousey ….View original article