Ronda Rousey’s foil is also her most sensible defender.
Holly Holm said on The Dan Patrick Show on Thursday that fans shouldn’t bash Rousey too much, considering most of them would never “even have the nerve” to get in the Octagon and fight.
“I hope people don’t get too brutal with it,” Holm said. “This is a hard job to be in and a lot of people can’t get in there. When you get in that Octagon, it’s one of the loneliest places in the world, because it’s only up to you to do it. A lot of people wouldn’t even have the nerve to be able to get in and just put it all on the line.
“Millions of people are watching you and you might get knocked out, you might not. You might do well, you might not. But you kind of have to go in being OK with knowing millions of people are going to be watching this. There’s a reason why only certain people fight. You’re putting yourself out there and you know people are going to say something one way or another.”
Holm, who knocked out Rousey with a second-round head kick at
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