Ronda Rousey is set to host a new a new ESPN+ series in 2021.
Disney announced today during their Investor Day presentation that Rousey will host the MMA version of the “Peyton’s Places” series from NFL Legend Peyton Manning, which is produced by NFL Films for ESPN+.
Season two of “Peyton’s Places” is available now on ESPN+ and season three will premiere in the Fall of 2021. The show is expanding to tell the stories of other sports with Rousey covering MMA, David Ortiz covering baseball, Abby Wambach covering soccer, and Eli Manning covering football.
No other details on the series were announced.
Rousey has not been seen on WWE TV since working the WrestleMania 35 main event in 2019. The UFC Hall of Famer remains under contract through April 2021 and has been rumored to return in time for a WrestleMania 37 storyline.
Stay tuned for more on Rousey’s new project with Disney, ESPN+ and NFL Films.
Peyton's Places is back – & growing! Produced with @NFLFilms, Season 2 is available now on ESPN+ & Season 3 is coming Fall 2021. Plus the show is expanding to tell the stories of other sports with series hosted by @davidortiz ⚾️, @AbbyWambach ⚽️, @RondaRousey 🥊 & @EliManning 🏈. pic.twitter.com/1abs2dlcD6
— Disney (@Disney) December 10, 2020