Ronda Rousey is a celebrity in her own right.
Once the blond badass became the first female fighter to sign with the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2012, Rousey quickly shot to fame and ended up landing covers of Sports Illustrated, a cameo in Entourage, a hosting gig with Saturday Night Live and becoming a name that everyone recognizes.
But the 29-year-old's life now is a far cry from her life before hitting it big (pun intended), and now we get a glimpse of what life was like for Ronda Rousey prior to her UFC success in the first sneak peek of her documentary In Her Father's Eyes.
Rousey teamed up with filmmakers Gary Stretch, a former boxer turned actor, and Peter Antico, a stuntman, actor, and producer, back in 2011 to film her story, which is set to be released later this year, according to USA Today, and touches on various highs and lows throughout her career—from living in "shambles" in Venice, Calif., to becoming an iconic female UFC champ.
And our first look at the doc gives us a look at the former, with 22-year-old Rousey showing the filmmakers her "hellish" home.
"I'm surprised we didn't invent a new strain of cholera," the fighter joked about her disheveled home. "They are tearing the house down right after we move out," she added. "As soon as we found out we were like, ‘Well who gives a s--t. It was already kind of hellish when I moved in."
Stretch even admitted, "We were like, where are we? It didn't look like the kind of place where someone was actually living. It was like a jungle outside and looked like it was about to fall down."
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Regardless of her living situation, Rousey's mother, AnnMaria De Mars (a former world judo champion), argued that she feels her daughter was happier back then.
"It was different time for Ronda. She didn't have a lot but she knew who her real friends were," De Mars told USA Today Sports.
"People say that if you're a beautiful woman no one ever tells you the truth and I think it is the same if you are wealthy. Back then she knew that if people wanted to hang out with her it was because they genuinely wanted to spend time with her. Not because they were leeches."
Get your first look at In Her Father's Eyes above.