Emmy nominations were announced by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and one of the nominees in the category of Outstanding Sports Documentary was “UFC Presents Ronda Rousey: Breaking Ground,” which follows the life and rise to stardom of UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey.
“Ronda Rousey is one of the biggest stars in sports right now, and ‘Breaking Ground’ took people behind the scenes of her career like never before,” UFC President Dana White said after learning of the nomination, via MMAjunkie.com.
“Our team worked really hard on it, and it’s awesome to be nominated alongside other great documentaries.”
The documentary was produced by A. Smith & Co., which also produces the UFC Countdown shows that air on FOX Sports 1 before the big events.
“Ronda Rousey: Breaking Ground” is nominated alongside the likes of NBC’s “First: The Official Film of the London Olympic Games,” Showtime’s “LT: The Life and Times” and NBA TV’s “The Doctor.”