“The Ronda Rousey Story: Through My Father’s Eyes” is set to be released this coming Tuesday, November 19.
The Fact Sheet which can be downloaded on the documentary’s webpage at Lionsgate Publicity, states that the film will be available in Digital HD, SD and On Demand with a suggested retail price of $9.99.
Also according the Fact Sheet, the documentary was written and directed by former WBC International Light Middleweight Boxing champion Gary Stretch.
The film follows the life Rousey which starts with from her difficult and humble beginnings, then all the way to her rise to the top of the male-dominated mixed martial arts and sports entertainment worlds to become one of the most recognizable and iconic superstars in the entire world.
The documentary features testimonies from UFC President Dana White, former UFC Heavyweight champion and actor Randy Couture, UFC referee “Big” John McCarthy, and Gene LeBell (“Godfather of Grappling” and a former stuntman).
The documentary was originally acquired by Wrekin Hill Entertainment and was set to be released in theaters in Spring 2016, but then it was anounnced that it would be delayed until 2017. The film was never released theatrically, despite a special screening in 2016.
It would appear that Lionsgate Films may have acquired the rights from Wrekin Hill Entertainment, and is now making the documentary available on digital platforms.
“The Ronda Rousey Story: Through My Father’s Eyes” is rated R for language, and has a running time of 104 minutes.
You can view the trailer above.
Rousey is a former WWE Raw Women’s Champion and is currently on hiatus from WWE, but is appearing on the current season of Total Divas on E!
Below is the official synpois for the documentary:
When Ronda Rousey became the first female UFC champion, she achieved more than athletic glory—she realized her late father’s belief that she would make her greatest dreams come true. The Ronda Rousey Story: Through My Father’s Eyes follows Ronda’s inspiring journey to superstardom, weaving revealing interviews with dynamic fight footage to create a portrait of a remarkable and fearless woman who overcame all odds to become a symbol of strength, hope, and female empowerment.