Holly Holm isn’t showing a whole lot of sympathy for Ronda Rousey’s suicidal thoughts.
Earlier this week, Rousey appeared on Ellen to finally discuss her earth-shaking loss to Holly Holm in last year’s UFC 193.
Ronda Rousey shocked everyone when she revealed a moment of extreme weakness after Holly Holm knocked her out, stealing her championship title.
She said, “Honestly… I was, like, in the medical room, and I was down in the corner. I was sitting in the corner like, ‘What am I anymore if I’m not this?'”
She added, “And I was literally sitting there and thinking about killing myself. In that exact second I’m like, ‘I’m nothing, what do I do anymore? And no one gives a s–t about me anymore without this.’”
On Wednesday, Holly Holm responded to Rousey’s suicidal admission, though not in the way some may have thought.
She said, “There’s a lot of things around that. When I heard that she said that, for me it’s one of those things it’s like, ‘How do I respond to that?’”
She continued, “I don’t want to say I’m sorry because I think on a competitive level for me, if somebody was to say they’re sorry after, it’s like, ‘No, I’m a competitor.’ I’m not a charity case.”
She added, “I feel like that’s something the best thing is for me not to say anything at all. I don’t want to say that I’m glad that she felt that way and I don’t want to say, ‘Oh I’m so sorry.’ It’s something I think that you have to dig through on your own. In the long run, she’ll be stronger mentally from it.”
Wow, Holly Holm’s toughness extends beyond the ring doesn’t it?
What do you think about Holly Holm’s response to Ronda Rousey’s suicidal thoughts?