Alright, alright, alright, Rowdy Ones. Simmer down now. We know that this video is only fueling you to ask when and if “The Baddest Woman on the Planet” Ronda Rousey is returning to WWE. (Yes, we read the YouTube comments. We always know what y’all are asking. Always.)
But please, take some time to also appreciate this video for what it is: Ronda and Teal Piper (professional wrestler and daughter of the late, great “Rowdy” Roddy Piper) training for their wrestle-centric portion of the Rob McElhenney-directed World of Warcraft ad that you saw the behind-the-scenes footage for last week.
Okay, fine. And to do some basic wrestling training. Because as Ronda even notes in this video, you’ve gotta learn the basics eventually, even if it’s after you’ve already main evented WrestleMania. Ronda traveled through the California wildfires—during a pandemic—to train in the squared circle with Teal (as well as former WWE Superstar JTG, among others), and now you can see their hard work for yourself: