As per MMA Fighter Meisha Tate, Holly Hom shocked the entire MMA community with her big win against Ronda Rousey in “UFC 193.” Rousey is no longer unbeatable because she was already beaten in a very harsh manner. Only one kick by Holly Holm and ESPN’s Greatest Women Athlete of All Time was suddenly knocked out cold.
However, Rousey would not achieve superstar status if she didn’t know how to get up after losing. The former champion opened up on what went through her mind during that specific match. “I got hit in that first round… I cut my lip open and knocked a couple of my teeth loose. I was out on my feet from the very beginning. I wasn’t thinking clearly. I had that huge cut in my mouth and I just spit [the blood] out at my feet. Then they brought the bucket over and I’m like, ‘Why didn’t I spit it in the bucket?’ I never spit on the ground. It was like a dumbed-down dreamy version of yourself making decisions,” Rousey said in an exclusive sit down with ESPN.
“I was just trying to shake myself out of it. I kept saying to myself, ‘You’re OK, keep fighting. You’re OK, keep fighting.’ I just feel so embarrassed. How I fought after that is such an embarrassing representation of myself. I wasn’t even f****** there.”
Embarrassed as she may be, the 28-year-old former Olympian is raring to get back in the ring despite what was foreseen to be a long term recuperation. She has gone on with her life and was even spotted having a rare tender moment with boyfriend Travis Browne.
Fortunately for Rousey, UFC President Dana White has already confirmed a rematch with Holm this coming July. White told the LA Times “Ronda’s never lost a fight. She will overcome it and be back. “She got clipped, stayed in there and tried to fight through it. She told me she was in there, she was rocked, and she’d never been rocked like that before. And the things that were going on in her head what she was doing she’d never been in that situation.” The news came out despite what seems would also be an interesting match if Holm battles out Tate instead at an earlier date compared to waiting for Rousey’s healing.