UFC Presents Ronda Rousey: Breaking Ground Documentary Receives Emmy Nomination
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 03.27.2014
Documentary receives Sports Emmy Award nomination…
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 35th Annual Sports Emmy Awards. Among them was the Fox Sports documentary special, UFC Presents Ronda Rousey: Breaking Ground, which was nominated for Outstanding Sports Documentary. The documentary aired last September on Fox Sports 1.
The Awards will be given out at the Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in the Time Warner Center on Tuesday, May 6 in New York City.
Below is the official release for the Rousey documentary:
"UFC Presents Ronda Rousey: Breaking Ground" documentary "examines the remarkable rise of the first female champion in UFC history, detailing her childhood trauma and the complicated relationship with her mother that fueled her athletic endeavors. Featuring interviews with Rousey, her mother, friends, coaches and UFC President Dana White, it was the first comprehensive analysis of one of professional sports' true pioneers."
The documentary was produced by A. Smith & Co., which also produces the UFC Countdown shows on FOX Sports 1. Also nominated for Outstanding Sports Documentary were:
First: The Official Film of the London Olympic Games NBC
LT: The Life and Times Showtime
[CBS Sports/NFL Films]