UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey told the people that she is very excited to face the former pro boxer Holly Holm inside the ring on UFC 195 to be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on January 2, 2016. She sees this very event as the biggest challenge of her entire UFC career.
- Holm has a record of 9-0 in MMA and 2-0 in the UFC.
- While Rousey is 12-0 in MMA and 6-0 in the UFC.
Tate said in MMAFighting through her manager, Josh Jones, she was disappointed. For her next match it should be Rousey. Tate was initially reported as Rousey's next challenger, after Tate wins against Beth Correia on UFC 184.
"I was told after my last win that I had earned the title shot," says Tate.
Tate also admitted she began to practicing again for a rematch with Rousey. So, the sudden change is a major blow not only for her but also to the whole team, fans and sponsors seeking title for the fighter.
Before this confirmation, UFC President Dana White guaranteed to the fans that there will be a third fight between Tate and Rousey. White explained that in the initial conversation, the name of Tate was prospected to be the next Rousey's opponent. But also admitted that the public already watched these two inside the ring. The intriguing fight of Rousey versus Holm adds more action for the viewers.