Ronda Rousey Joins Cast Of WWE Total Divas For New Season

Eight-woman cast...

Former WWE Raw Women's champion and UFC Women's Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will be joining the cast of the next season of WWE Total Divas, which premieres October 2.

Rousey and fellow newcomer Sonya Deville join a cast that includes show veterans The Bella Twins, Naomi, Natalya, Carmella, and Nia Jax.

WWE.com wrote in its synopsis, "“WWE Superstar, Olympic Medalist and UFC Hall of Famer Ronda Rousey joins Natalya, Naomi and Nia Jax for the new season, which also includes returning cast member Carmella and newcomer Sonya Deville. Nikki Bella and Brie Bella will make guest appearances in the series as well.

"Total Divas kicks off showcasing another side of Rousey, as she gushes about her MMA fighter husband Travis Browne while enjoying her time in WWE and working on her ranch, Browsey Acres."

Other stories handled this season will include Natalya coping with the death of father Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart, Sonya settling into her new Florida home, and Carmella dealing with a recent breakup, among others.

Rousey is listed as an executive producer for the show, along with Nikki Bella.

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