Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey finally broke her silence and issued a brief statement following her first-ever loss, which took place last night (Sat., Nov. 14, 2015) at UFC 193 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

“I just wanted to thank everyone for the love and support,” Rousey wrote on Instagram. “I appreciate the concerns about my health, but I’m fine. As I had mentioned before, I’m going to take a little bit of time, but I’ll be back.”

A photo posted by rondarousey (@rondarousey) on Nov 15, 2015 at 5:57pm PST

Rousey’s loss sent shockwaves throughout the mixed martial arts (MMA) community, as many expected her to blitz right through Holly Holm.

 

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