UFC Womans Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes took to her instagram account to publicly apologise to the former champion Ronda Rousey.
Amanda Nunes beat Ronda Rousey when she made her return at UFC 207 this past December. Rousey was beaten by Nunes by TKO in the very first round after having a year off since her upset loss of the title to Holly Holm in 2015.
After beating Ronda Rousey, Nunes had been very vocal in her criticism of the former champ and her coach Edmond Tarverdyan. Now, Nunes explains how she was overcome with emotion and adrenaline and realises that some things were best not said.
Let me take a moment to explain myself. I was overwhelmed with adrenaline, emotion and hurt at the time. I held so much in during the weeks prior to my fight with Ronda. I might have said or posted some things at the time that I now realize was not the right thing to do. I want to apologize to Ronda. Her fans and mine and the UFC as well. Ronda is an amazing athlete and has done so much for this sport, especially for the women. #respect 🙏🦁
It doesn’t appear that Ronda Rousey will fight again as UFC President Dana White recently said on the UFC Unfiltered podcast, “I wouldn’t say she fights again, I think she’s probably done.”