NEW YORK, Nov. 24 (UPI) — Holly Holm is eager for a rematch with former UFC winner Ronda Rousey.
The 34-yr-previous MMA fighter talked about her beautiful victory more than the 28-12 months-outdated star in an interview Monday on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Holm gave Rousey her initial job reduction in UFC 193 on Nov. fifteen, knocking the more youthful athlete out in spherical 2.
“The explanation why is this struggle so big, why is this get so huge for me, [is] because she was that good, she was that dominant,” the new winner described, telling Meyers she thanked Rousey. “So following the struggle, I was just like, ‘Hey, a great deal of us would not have the chances without you, and I appreciate you.'”
“I welcome it,” she explained of a possible rematch. “I have been on the other end of shedding a belt ahead of … I know that she’ll [be seeking to avenge her decline]. I am going to have to teach twice as tough. She’s a aggressive particular person and we all know that. She’ll be coming back hard.”
Rousey promised she’ll “be back again” on the night of her loss, but some, like UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, forecast she will not likely struggle yet again. The previous undefeated women’s bantamweight winner was positioned on a 6-thirty day period health-related suspension from the activity final 7 days.
Holm, who was the decisive underdog in the battle, has been swept up in a media frenzy considering that her acquire. The winner appeared on Reside! with Kelly and Michael prior to Late Night, recreating the battle with co-host and retired NFL star Michael Strahan.