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UFC’s Ronda Rousey most-searched athlete on Yahoo in 2015

Ronda Rousey, left, lines up Holly Holm during

Ronda Rousey, left, lines up Holly Holm during their title fight at UFC 193 in Melbourne, Australia, on Nov. 15, 2015. Credit: AFP/Getty Images / Paul Crock

Ronda Rousey became the most recognizable face in mixed martial arts this year but also one of the most recognizable faces in all of women’s sports — and sports in general.

Even if said face did take a beating in her Nov. 14 loss to Holly Holm in their bantamweight title fight at UFC 193.

Rousey ranks No. 1 on Yahoo’s list of most-searched athletes for 2015 (which only includes those who actually competed this year), one of seven women in the top 10.

The others on the most-searched list, in order: Lindsey Vonn, Maria Sharapova, Danica Patrick, Caroline Wozniacki, Tiger Woods, Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, Ana Ivanovic and Hope Solo.

Rousey is ninth among all searches on Yahoo, a list on which another sports-related figure ranks third: Caitlyn Jenner.

The most-searched sports moment of the year has been the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight in May, followed by the U.S. women’s soccer team winning the World Cup, DeflateGate and American Pharoah winning the Triple Crown.

The Rousey-Holm fight ranks sixth, Jenner’s appearance at the ESPYs in July is ninth.

No New York team cracked the list of 10 most-searched teams, which is topped by the Cowboys, Cubs, Packers and Patriots.

Top-searched athletes on Yahoo:

1. Ronda Rousey

2. Lindsey Vonn

3. Maria Sharapova

4. Danica Patrick

5. Caroline Wozniacki

6. Tiger Woods

7. Floyd Mayweather

8. Manny Pacquiao

9. Ana Ivanovic

10. Hope Solo

*Note: must have competed in 2015

Top-searched sports moments on Yahoo:

1. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight

2. U.S. women’s soccer team wins World Cup

3. DeflateGate

4. American Pharoah wins Triple Crown

5. Super Bowl 49

6. Rousey vs. Holm

7. Serena Williams attempts tennis Grand Slam

8. Jordan Spieth sweeps all major awards for the PGA season

9. Caitlyn Jenner ESPYs

10.Klay Thompson record-breaking quarter

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