Ronda Rousey Asks For More Time Off, Not Competing At UFC 200

UFC President Dana White spoke to sources regarding Ronda Rousey’s return to the octagon, and revealed she recently asked him for some more time off to film the remake of Roadhouse, and she won’t be making her return for the UFC 200 event in July.

Heres what White had to say on the matter:

“The filming of the movie got pushed back, She could do both, but the question is, should she do both? She could do both, but why should she? The filming is in a time frame where she’d finish before [UFC] 200, but it would be cutting it too close. The way I look at this one is, Ronda has worked her ass off for us for the last three years, She’s been fighting, promoting and building the sport. If anyone deserves the time off, it’s her. The night [of UFC 193] Holly said she’d do the rematch and that Ronda deserved it and everything else. So we were holding it for her if she wanted to do it. What that woman has done is above and beyond what anyone has done. I mean, it’s just unbelievable what she’s done in the last three years. Anything we needed, she didn’t say no to anything; said no to nothing. She even took over responsibilities somebody else was supposed to have. So when she tells me she wants more time, you know what? She’s got it.”

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