Who Is Ronda Rousey’s Next Fight Against?

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12 fighters have tried to take down Ronda Rousey and failed miserably. Holly Holm is the next brave soul who will attempt to reverse that trend.

Holm, 34, presents a compelling challenge for Rousey in the fact that she has boxing experience the bantamweight champ has never really seen before. In her first two UFC fights against Raquel Pennington and Marion Reneau, “The Preacher’s Daughter” grinded out wins via decision, throwing a lot of punches and avoiding all takedowns.

Having similar success in her takedown defense will be key against Rousey, the former Judo Olympic bronze medalist who is at her most dangerous when she is able to get opponents to the ground and lock them into her armbar. Nine of her 12 MMA victories have ended via armbar submission, with eight of those coming in the first round.

Of course, that being said, Rousey doesn’t really mind staying on her feet, either. Just ask Bethe Correia, her last opponent who managed to keep the fight upright but still lost in 34 seconds thanks to Rousey’s unbelievable hand speed (fight starts at the 3:22 mark in video below):


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It never seems possible, but Rousey continues to get better. She has shown the versatility to beat opponents in a variety of ways, and even a boxing match against a former boxer shouldn’t bring her much discomfort.

Still, even though we pretty much know what’s coming, Rousey inside the Octagon has become a must-watch event no matter who she’s facing.

Fans looking to watch Rousey vs. Holm on UFC 193 online, on mobile or on other devices can click here to order the PPV. Or if you simply want to watch all of Rousey’s previous fights, click here to start a free trial of UFC Fight Pass.


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