If you thought Ronda Rousey was gone, think again, she’s actually back-bigger, crazier and more ‘High School Musical’ than ever…
Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey had a pretty rough end to 2015, after the most impressive streak in women’s mixed martial arts history. She had gone her entire career unbeaten before facing Holly Holm last November, and was dropping contenders like nobody’s business.
Then came that fateful night against ‘The Preacher’s Daughter,’ and Rousey fell from grace during a one-sided beatdown. The internet turned against ‘Rowdy’ with a storm of hurtful memes and Gifs, and it seemed it really couldn’t get any worse for the stricken ex-champ.
Aside from some sporadic tweets and instagram posts, the above picture of Ronda Rousey’s 2016 body paint swimsuit shoot for Sports Illustrated was about all we’d heard from the ex champion. Until last night.
Ronda Rousey appeared on Saturday Night Live to once again show her face, and she was on top form. Perhaps listening to the advice given to her by ex-boxing champion and sports legend Mike Tyson, ‘Rowdy’ appeared un-fazed by her devastating loss to Holly Holm.
She even congratulated the woman that knocked her out.
“I’m so excited to be here because it’s the first time I’ll be on live television without getting punched in the face. It’s also the first time that I’m talking to my fans since my loss to Holly Holm in November, which, by the way, was a fight that Holly sincerely deserved to win, and I just wanted to take a minute to sincerely congratulate her….