An emotional Ronda Rousey needed to be consoled after her face-off with Amanda Nunes ahead of their UFC 207 clash for the bantamweight title at Las Vegas in December.
The former longest reigning bantamweight champion in the history if the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was upset after she walked off stage following her showdown with the Brazilian fighter, which happened just after the weigh-in for Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez ahead of their UFC 205 showdown for the lightweight title, which the former won on 11 November, according to MMAnews.com
Rousey came on stage along with her UFC 207 opponent and after the face off, she stormed off stage, at least that was what it looked like as Joe Rogan only managed to interview Nunes. Dana White, however defended the former bantamweight champion, blaming the producer for the mix up. He stated that an interview was never part of the plan, and that it was Rogan just being spontaneous.
"My production guy screwed that thing up. It made Ronda look bad again, like she just stormed off. They were not supposed to do an interview. They were supposed to go out there, square off, and they were supposed to walk away", said White as quoted by MMAFighting.
Apart from the incident on stage, various reports are suggesting that the American fighter was upset after she returned back stage and had to be consoled. Rousey's championship bout against Nunes in December is her first outing after she suffered a brutal knockout against Holly Holm last November when she lost her bantamweight title.
Rousey is yet to give her take on the upcoming bout against the Salvador-born fighter, who has a 6-1 win-loss record in the UFC. But Nunes, who revealed that her whole career has been spent training for a fight against the American, is confident that she will take the fight as she knows all of Rousey's strengths and weaknesses.