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'No one gives a shit about me anymore': Ronda Rousey on her darkest moment after title defeat

The former UFC champion was speaking about her loss to Holly Holm on The Ellen Show.

Rousey on The Ellen Show.
Rousey on The Ellen Show.
Image: YouTube

RONDA ROUSEY HAS given an emotional interview describing how she felt in the minutes after her UFC bantamweight title defeat to Holly Holm.

As arguably the biggest name in MMA, the 29-year-old took a 12-fight unbeaten professional record into UFC 193′s main event back in November, but was dethroned in devastating fashion by a second round knockout.

Speaking candidly on The Ellen Show, Rousey revealed that she momentarily considered taking her own life in the immediate aftermath before spotting boyfriend Travis Browne.

“I was in the medical room, I was down in the corner, I was sitting in the corner and I was like ‘what am I anymore if I’m not this?’” she said, with tears running down her face.

“And I was literally sitting there and thinking about killing myself in that exact second, I’m nothing.

“Like what do I do anymore? And no one gives a shit about me anymore without this.”

“I looked up and I saw my man Travis was standing there and I was just like I need to have his babies, I need to stay alive!

I was meant to have him when I was at my lowest for sure, I don’t think I would’ve made it without him.”

While Holm meets Miesha Tate on the same night that Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos face off for the lightweight belt on 5 March, Rousey says she refuses to be beaten and is calling for a rematch.

“Everyone has their moment of picking themselves off the floor and I had gone through several of mine but no one had actually seen me go through it and maybe I just had to be that example for everyone,” she added.

“I really do believe that I’m still undefeated because being defeated is a choice. Everybody has losses in their live but I choose to always be undefeated.”

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