October 7, 2022

Former UFC and Strikeforce bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has revealed that she is open to the concept of an MMA comeback – however just for one specific combat.

Rousey broke down limitations and amassed a 12-2 file throughout her skilled MMA profession, earlier than calling it quits in 2016 at 31 years previous after shedding to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207.

Rousey misplaced two fights in a row earlier than calling it a profession

‘Rowdy’ has since gone on to carve out a really profitable profession in skilled wrestling with the WWE and an MMA comeback seems to be the very last thing on the thoughts of the UFC Corridor of Famer.

The American is bored with avenging her defeats to Holly Holm or Nunes however says she would step again into the Octagon with out hesitation for a combat in opposition to WMMA pioneer Gina Carano.

“There’s just one particular person I’d come again for. I’ve stated it one million instances, it’s not prefer it’s one thing new. Gina Carano, she’s the explanation why I acquired into preventing, she’s the explanation why I knew it was a risk,” Rousey stated on The Kurt Angle Present.

“I’ll all the time be without end grateful and if she ever was like, ‘Ronda, I wanna combat you tomorrow at 205 kilos,’ like regardless of the hell she desires. I’m not saying she’s 205 kilos, she’s very svelte.

“If she needed to return into my yard and do the Rocky factor and we simply do it within the yard, I don’t care. I’ll combat Gina wherever she desires and even when she doesn’t wish to without end, I’ll go away that provide there.”

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Carano solely had eight fights in MMA however made a major influence earlier than retiring with a 7-1 file after shedding in opposition to Cris Cyborg in a Strikeforce bantamweight title combat in 2009.

Carano has made a name for herself away from fighting

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Carano has made a reputation for herself away from preventing

Rousey has also found success outside the Octagon

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Rousey has additionally discovered success exterior the Octagon


The 40-year-old determined to pursue a profession in performing and has appeared in such movies as Haywire, Quick & Livid 6, and Deadpool.

However, in 2021, she was fired from her position as bounty hunter Cara Dune within the hit Disney+ collection The Mandalorian following her ‘abhorrent and unacceptable’ social media posts.

It appears unlikely that Carano could be focused on giving up her life on the silver display screen to finish her 13-year retirement from the game, though a combat in opposition to Rousey could also be too massive to cross up.

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