BREAKING: Finally Ronda Rousey Drops Retirement Bombshell At UFC – Heading To WWE?

Finally Ronda Rousey has dropped another bombshell piece of news, and as no one would expect, she admited that her fight with Amanda Nunes is likely to be one of her final fights.

“This is definitely one of my last fights,” Rousey told Ellen DeGeneres in an interview set to air on Tuesday. “Everybody better watch because the show isn’t going to last forever.”

Rousey would be meeting Nunes again after she met her the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship at UFC 207 on Dec. 30.

If Rousey eventually retires, WWE is likely to be the next platform for her to take a solid stand. Already, WWE officials have been pinching her to make her debut to the wrestling world. Stephanie McMahon recently said that her fame and strong character is needed in the company and that she’s welcome as soon as WrestleMania 33.

Apart from her retirement talk, Rousey also opened up about the mental exhaustion and nerves she suffers through in the lead-up to a big fight.


“I think it’s more the buildup that’s more tiring than anything else,”
Rousey said. “It’s the weeks and weeks of buildup beforehand. You know you’re going to fight this one person, and it’s like your showdown, and the most important thing in your whole life, and then millions of people are watching…If it just happened right now I wouldn’t be nervous at all.”
“It’s the waiting,”
that causes Rousey the most trouble.

There are words that while Rousey’s critics are likely to jump on her for admitting that the pressure gets to her, the former champion seemed comfortable talking to Degeneres about her mental health.
It’s not the first time she’s done so.

After her devastating head-kick loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193 on Nov. 15, 2015, Rousey appeared on DeGeneres’ show and admitted to being suicidal immediately after the Holm fight.

“I was down in the corner [of the medical room], and I was like, ‘What am I anymore if I’m not this?’ I was literally sitting there and thinking about killing myself,” Rousey told DeGeneres in 2015.

“In that exact second I’m like, ‘I’m nothing.’”

Even though suicide is something that Rousey takes incredibly seriously — her father killed himself when she was young — her opponents and detractors were quick to make fun of her. Rousey never responded to any of her critics and dropped off the media radar for much of the past year.

Her appearance on “The Ellen Show” is her first major interview since her UFC return was made official in October.