Ronda Rousey: 'Of course' I want rematch with Holly HolmGet the Full StoryFormer UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey says she plans to return to the Octagon some time later this year, and definitely wants the rematch with Holly Holm. It's been a tidal wave of speculation as to Ronda Rousey's future in the UFC after she was knocked out by Holly Holm at UFC 193. We know that she's hosting Saturday Night Live this week programming note: It's on Saturday , has multiple movie roles lined up, including "Mile 22" with Mark Wahlberg, and now the new "Do Nothing Bitches" flick co-starring Tina Fey. Dana White already confirmed that she won't be competing at UFC 200, which is expected to be one of the biggest pay-per-views the promotion has ever done.
So if not UFC 200 for Rousey, when? Will she even fight this year? Will she take the Gina Carano route and not compete again? TMZ caught up with Rousey for answers, starting with her plans to get back inside the Octagon.
"Some time later in the year," Rousey said. "They haven't told me an exact date or location or anything yet."
"It's a decision we're herself and UFC execs all gonna make together, but I'm kind of waiting to hear from them what options they're gonna give me," she added.
And as far as a Holm rematch?
"Of course! That's what I want to do. What do you think we were talking about?"
In the meantime, Holly Holm will defend her belt against Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 197 on March 5th in Las Vegas, Nevada.