Ronda Rousey Finally Opens Up About Her Return to the Ring

Following her devastating loss to Holly Holm in UFC 193, many have awaited comments from the once undefeated MMA superstar over being stripped of her title. Things have been fairly silent, however — until now. Rousey kept a low profile following the fight, quietly returning home from Australia. However, in an interview that will be published in the newest issue of ESPN the Magazine, she's finally breaking her silence and opening up about taking back her title.
Ronda Rousey opens up to ESPN the Magazine about returning to the spotlight.
"I need to come back. I need to beat this chick," Rousey said. "Who knows if I'm going to pop my teeth out or break my jaw or rip my lip open again. I have to (expletive) do it. It doesn't matter. I have to do it." Of the fight, Rousey admits that what really caused a turn for the worst was when Holm punched her 30 seconds into the first round, as it left her dazed and confused. And considering the way the rest of the fight went down, it's safe to say Rousey never fully recovered from that first shot. It was just 59 seconds into the second round, with Rousey clearly remaining off balance, that Holm sent the former Olympian to the ground with a left high kick. Ever since, Rousey has been fairly mellow, reportedly not even keeping her phone on all that much. And who can blame her? There have been a slew of comments thrown at her. This is people's way of kicking her while she's already down, as a means to say, "I told you so," and "That's what you get for talking such a big game." While Rousey's unaware of exactly what people are saying, she can only guess it's something along the lines of, "that I'm a failure and I deserve everything that I got." One thing Rousey didn't discuss is when she will be stepping back into the ring. Though it seems clear her main priority is getting the belt back from Holm, she already has a lot on her plate, including several film projects taking place in 2016. Rousey also explained that, due to medical reasons, it might be close to six months before she can even take a bite out of an apple again, never mind get back into the sport. Nevertheless, this isn't the last you'll be hearing from the big shot. She has some redeeming to do. "I just feel so embarrassed," Rousey said. "How I fought after that is such an embarrassing representation of myself. I wasn't even (expletive) there." Are you excited for the return of Rousey in the ring? Source: Fox Sports [caption id="attachment_122573" align="alignnone" width="100"]Instagram logo @BodyRockOfficial[/caption] [caption id="attachment_122574" align="alignnone" width="100"]snapchat logo @BodyRockTV[/caption]

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