Ronda Rousey always wanted to be this iconic video game character

Who knew Ronda Rousey was a big 'Metroid' fan?

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Ronda Rousey didn’t always strive to be one of the most feared fighters in the world. The former bantamweight champion revealed to Gamespot that she would love to star in a movie based on the popular ’80s video game "Metroid."

But why that video game specifically? Because the lead character — Samus — is one of the first female stars in video game history. But video game players didn’t know they were playing as a female character until she removed her helmet and suit at the end of the original game.

I’ve always wanted to be Samus. That would be badass. I love how people found out later that it was a hot chick on the inside. And then most of the day you’re in a suit, so you can just hang out and eat donuts and be the star of Metroid. I hope they make a movie out of that.