MMA Rumors: Ronda Rousey return vs Amanda Nunes good as done, or is she training just for fitness

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Ronda Rousey, Julianna Pena, Gina Carano
Ronda Rousey, Julianna Pena, Gina Carano

Ronda Rousey is widely regarded as the most dominant active athlete and the UFC’s biggest star. While haters and competitors alike say she isn’t missed since losing to Holly Holm, the fact that she keeps popping up in MMA rumors suggests quite the contrary.

A Ronda Rousey return has regularly been brought up, especially that the bantamweight title she lost to Holm had changed hands from one champ to another, in such a short time.

But for every MMA rumor on a Ronda Rousey return there had been no credible signs of her commitment, and she never even mentions Cris Cyborg ‘s name, which is interpreted by most as a sign of cowardice.

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According to a report by Bloody Elbow, a match between “Rowdy” and Amanda Nunes could be finalized next week.

Amanda Nunes beat Miesha Tate, who beat Holly Holm, and all of them at one point or another were being considered for the long-awaited Ronda Rousey return fight.

“If you ask me who I want to fight, I’ll say I want to fight Ronda. I’m not running from anyone. I am the champion and I can choose who I must face. I will choose what is best for me and Round would be the main event, so it has to be with her.” Amanda Nunes said in a report by MMA Weekly.

While MMA rumors say the fight is close to being made, the fact of the matter is that Ronda Rousey has not made any comment at all about it, or committed on anything MMA-related yet.

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If anything, the things we mostly hear from Ronda Rousey are regarding her extracurricular activities, showbiz business, and lately, her knitting club as an excuse to drink wine and have a good time with actress Kat Jennings and friends.

That doesn’t sound at all like she’s prepping for a fight, which is expected to be a major event in the UFC.

There’s practically no difference between this supposed fight in comparison to past MMA rumors putting her in a rematch with Holly Holm, or a super fight with Cris Cyborg.

All these months there’ve been sporadic sightings of her training in the gym, stories of her looking trimmer, and whatnot. But then they are followed by non-related news about her modeling and all. It seems that way often.

Could it be that Ronda Rousey is just training for fitness, while she plans to expand her acting career?

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