UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was interviewed recently by Jim Rome on CBS Sports Radio, and offered a theory on why Miesha Tate got the title shot Saturday night.
“She had an embarrassing and bad performance against Julie Kedzie," said Rousey. "She lost and got dropped by an elbow by Cat Zingano. She was getting beat pretty bad, then Cat hurt her knee. Miesha has a nice ass and an ongoing rivalry with me and that’s the only reason she was picked for this fight.”
"There's no comparison --?? I'??m an Olympic athlete and she'??s a high school wrestler... She has to make it personal because she can’t make it an athletic rivalry because there really is no comparison."
Rousey was also asked when she might retire, but did say her goals include being the sole undefeated female bantamweight in the UFC.
"??It'??s hard to have an exact clock," said Rousey. "I definitely have certain short-term goals I know need to be met. After those are met, then I'll reevaluate."
The two undefeated female bantamweights at present are Cat Zingano and Sara McMann.
"??After that, I can reassess and look at my next goal,"?? she said.
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