Ronda Rousey will square off against Holly Holm at UFC 193, but perhaps that’s not the only thing ‘Rowdy’ has in mind for the former women’s boxing champion.
At a recent UFC press conference in Melboure, Australia, Submission Radio caught Ronda Rousey unintentionally making a sexual reference towards her opponent when asked how she was prepared to deal with Holm’s striking.
“Holly’s not really the kind of person I can come at right away,” Rousey said. “The other girls that I’ve fought before do not have the kind of footwork and movement that Holly has. They weren’t counter punchers, so I knew that If I came right in their face right away, oh, that sounded terrible (laughs). Oh my God! Not right away, I take my time, okay? You know what I mean, if I came…how do I say this right now? Rephrasing, I can’t really be aggressive right away because Holly’s a counter puncher and she has a reach advantage on me.”
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UFC president Dana White also caught the slip-up and posted it as his “Dana White Clip of The Day” on Twitter earlier today.
UFC 193 was originally headlined by a welterweight championship tilt between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit, but the fight was scrapped after Lawler suffered a thumb injury.
Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm will take its place, and is supported by a co-main event pitting strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk against Valerie Letourneau. UFC 193 goes down at the Etihad stadium in Melbourne, Australia on November 15th.
(Transcript via MMAMania)
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