UFC fighter Ronda Rousey is married! The Olympian exchanged vows with fiancé Travis Browne in Hawaii this weekend, and the groom shared the first photo from the backyard wedding on Tuesday, August 29.
The beaming bride wore a figure-flattering, sleeveless dress by Galia Lahav that featured a plunging, scalloped neckline. She swept her tresses up in a textured up-do and accessorized her outfit with a delicate bracelet and pearl earrings.
The bride’s hairstylist, Abraham Esparza, also took to social media on Tuesday to post several images of Rousey primping with her glam squad ahead of the wedding, which took place on Saturday, August 26. “It was a beautiful ceremony and very touching,” Esparza shared with fans.
The couple used a custom hashtag–their couple name with the year, “#browsey2017”–to document the intimate nuptials on social media.
Just want to thank you @rondarousey for letting me be part of such a special day. It was a beautiful ceremony and very touching. Proud to call you a good friend of mine! Makeup by @heeezooo Styling by @alejandroperazastyle Hair by me! @oribe @ghdhair @ghd_northamerica @ysparkusa #rondarousey #wedding #rontourage #hawaii #browdy #beautiful
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Rousey, 30, married during the biggest boxing event of the year with Conor McGregor facing Floyd Mayweather in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The match between undefeated boxing pro Mayweather and MMA world champion McGregor attracted millions of eyeballs… and multimillions in profit.
UFC president Dana White revealed the news of Rousey’s wedding on Friday, August 25, telling reporters that he was unable to attend due to the high-profile athletic event. “Ronda Rousey gets married tomorrow. Tomorrow is her wedding, and she’s in a good place,” White told The Rich Eisen Show. “She’s really happy, and she hasn’t announced her retirement or anything like that. She’s focusing on this wedding.”
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The couple announced their engagement in April. They told paparazzi that Browne had proposed during a romantic getaway. “We’re in New Zealand. We’re under a waterfall. Will you marry me?” she told Kelly Ripa last month. “He’s crying. I’m crying.”
The pair decided on a low-key backyard wedding for their ceremony. “He’s Hawaiian, so we’re gonna do kinda like a backyard, Mexican Corona party,” the Olympian said. “But like, in Hawaii.”