Ronda Rousey says she’s close to ending MMA career
Ronda Rousey said her comeback fight against Amanda Nunes on Dec. 30 will be “one of my last fights.”
The 2008 Olympic judo bronze medalist was asked by Ellen DeGeneres how much longer she’ll be fighting.
“Not that long, I’m wrapping it up,” Rousey said in an interview published Tuesday. “This is definitely one of my last fights. Everyone better watch, because the show’s not going to be around forever.”
Rousey, 29, has brought up retirement before.
In 2015, Rousey reportedly said she will “be done with everything” if she lost a rematch with Holly Holm, who knocked out Rousey earlier that year.
The rematch never happened.
Holm took the bantamweight title from Rousey on Nov. 15, 2015, then lost it to Miesha Tate at her next fight March 5. Tate then lost the belt to Nunes (13-4) on July 9.
Rousey (12-1) hasn’t fought since the Holm upset.
If Rousey beats Nunes, she will face Cris “Cyborg” Justino, UFC president Dana White said in October.