Former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey suffered he first career loss and relinquished the belt on Saturday when Holly Holm knocked her out in the UFC 193 main event.
Rousey had dominated her twelve previous opponents and defended her UFC title six times. She was the first UFC women’s champion and her popularity rose to levels unheard of for a mixed martial artist.
It’s unclear if Rousey will get an immediate rematch at the title, but UFC president Dana White said during the event’s post-fight press conference in Melbourne, Australia, that another fight against Holm “makes sense.”
“Obviously, we don’t make fights the night of the fights, but a rematch makes a lot of sense if the rematch is what people want to see. I mean, it changes a lot of things now, the Cyborg [Cris Justino] fight, some other stuff that we were working on,” he said.
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Holm thinks a rematch should happen, especially considering what Rousey has accomplished. To Holm, a rematch is just common sense.
“I think a rematch makes sense for sure. I’ve been on the losing side of a fight and wanted ….View original article