Yes! Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm are facing off in the rematch of the century after their powerhouse match that unseated Ronda from her bantamweight throne! Who’s excited for UFC 200 in Las Vegas?
Good news, everyone! UFC president Dana White has revealed that Ronda Rousey, 28, and Holly Holm, 34, will be laying it down during UFC 200, slated for July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, according to a source who a source who spoke to HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. Will Ronda take back her title, or is Holly going to give Ronda her second loss?
“The plan to have a rematch is currently slated for UFC 200, which would be in Las Vegas on July 9th,” according to a source who spoke to HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. “Dana White wants that event to be huge, and is already setting up to have Holly and Ronda face off again then.”
As HollywoodLife.com told you on November 15, the UFC prez was definitely down for a rematch between the two MMA warriors, but he gave little details beyond that. However, he knew that both women were going to dominate again; it’s just a question of who’s going to win this time! Already got your bets ready on Ronda? Show your support for Rowdy with this awesome tee!
“What this woman has done has never been done before. We’ve been doing this for 15 years with huge stars, and Ronda has broken every record,” Dana told TMZ. “Holly had 45 fights before and multiple world titles. She was totally calm and cool. There will absolutely be a rematch. It’s the fight that makes sense.”
Holly is still glowing after her epic win against the then-bantamweight champion, who had never lost a match before, but told the LA Times that a rematch would be a totally different experience. “There’s always a good confidence knowing you did it once,” Holly said. “A rematch is different. I had a brutal knockout [in 2011] and wanted that rematch so bad, and I avenged my loss.”
“So going into a rematch, there’s a confidence for the winner of the first fight, but the other is coming with a whole different heart and a whole different mind-set,” Holly continued. “It’s a scarier fight. I’d train as hard or not harder.” We can’t wait to see how this one pans out!
HollywoodLifers, are you excited to see a rematch between Ronda & Holly? Tell us in the comments!
— Samantha Wilson, Reporting by Russ Weakland