The fight was quick, it only took Holly Holm one round and 59 seconds to knock out Ronda Rousey, but that’s about one round and 50 seconds longer than a typical Rousey fight. Holm busted open Rousey’s lip pretty early on and made the previously machine-like Rousey look lost and out of control. After getting stunned in the first round, Rousey went after Holm and things fell apart when she sent a wild flailing haymaker that Holm simply ducked under. Rousey went down to one knee and looked dumbfounded when she turned around.
In the final sequence, Holm caught Rousey right in the chin and she went down to a knee again and staggered for a second. Holm was ready and caught her flush with a head kick. Rousey went down for good this time and Holm landed a few quick shots before the fight was called. After the match, Holm summed up the night for just about everyone watching: “I don’t know, I’m trying to take it all in. This is crazy!”
Rousey was taken to a local hospital, where she stayed overnight. She did not have a concussion according to a representative, but Dana White said she’d need stitches ….View original article