Ronda Rousey dropped another bombshell piece of news, this time admitting her upcoming fight with Amanda Nunes is likely to be one of her final fights.
“This is definitely one of my last fights,” Rousey told Ellen DeGeneres in an interview set to air on Thursday. “Everybody better watch because the show isn’t going to last forever.”
Rousey is set to return to the Octagon for the first time in more than a year when she takes on Nunes for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship at UFC 207 on Dec. 30.
Rousey’s last fight was her devastating head-kick loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193 on Nov. 15, 2015. Shortly after the loss, Rousey appeared on DeGeneres’ show and admitted to being suicidal immediately after the Holm fight.
“I was down in the corner [of the medical room], and I was like, ‘What am I anymore if I’m not this?’ I was literally sitting there and thinking about killing myself,” Rousey told DeGeneres in 2015.
“In that exact second I’m like, ‘I’m nothing.’”
Even though suicide is something that Rousey takes incredibly seriously — her father killed himself when she was young — her opponents and detractors were quick to make fun of her.
Rousey never responded to any of her critics and dropped off the media radar for much of the past year.
Her appearance on “The Ellen Show” is her first major interview since her UFC return was made official in October.