Ronda Rousey, martial art champion, was recently defeated by Holly Holm, boxing champ, in the “Ultimate Fighting Championship” which was held in Etihad Stadium, in Melbourne, Australia, according to International Business Times . Ronda has earned many accolades throughout her career in the field of judo, boxing and martial arts.
Ronda was whacked out in the second round of the final match during the fighting tournament, when Holly punched and kicked her in the face. This was the first time that Ronda was defeated in the UFC championship. The winner of the competition, Holly is now the new champion of the mixed martial arts tournament, reported The Inside Korea .
After the match, Rousey was sent to the hospital immediately where it was declared that due to major injuries she will have to rest for almost six months. Ronda was seen with her beau Travis Browne at the airport terminal in Australia after losing the competition in United States. Travis Browne is a heavyweight contender in UFC. Rousey covered her face all the time at the terminal with a pillow to avoid contact with the media, reported Daily Mail .
Dana White, president of UFC told the media that he believes that Ronda will bounce back and that a rematch between Ronda and Holly is already under consideration.
“She’s the mentally strongest athlete I’ve ever met in my life. When she gets over this loss, she’s going to be a savage. She was a maniac and a hard-worker when she was the best in the world. What’s she going to be like now that she lost?” said White, as quoted by Wrestling Inc .
Dana also said that both the champions will be given their needed rest for few months and after that a rematch decision will be taken. He also confirmed that Ronda had to undergo a minor surgery on her lips which were cut open after a punch from Holly.