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Jerry Lawler: WWE stars outshine UFC stars worldwide and in popularity

From his interview with Steven Muehlhausen of Sporting News, when speaking on UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey's guest appearance at WrestleMania 31:

"I think a lot of people would look at that as saying, oh here's a big star from the UFC coming into the WWE world. In the grand scheme of things, the stars in the WWE far outshine the stars in the UFC worldwide and in popularity. It's always a great marriage so to speak. When you can get the rub off of each other. It's like cross-promotion. It's good for everybody involved. And to see Ronda Rousey in a WWE ring and I know for me because I'm a big fan of her, it was exciting, it was fun and it caused a bit of talk which is exactly what it was designed to do."

He's complimentary, to be fair, but offers no actual evidence to support his claim. It should also be noted that coming out of WrestleMania 31, Rousey had more Google searches for her name (100,000) than anyone else on the show, with only Undertaker (81,000) coming anywhere close, according to the Observer. The Rock, the Hollywood A-lister she appeared alongside, registered just 56,000 searches.

What do you think, Cagesiders? Do you agree with Lawler here?

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