Ronda Rousey given 60-day medical suspension after loss
Ronda Rousey has been given a 60-day medical suspension following her loss to Holly Holm,.
Rousey’s suspension could reportedly extend to 180 days should she fail a mandated CT scan. She must go the first 45 days without contact training.
The suspension is fairly standard procedure, in place to help protect injured fighters from rushing back into competition. Rousey was knocked out after being kicked in the head by Holm and went to the hospital for treatment, reportedly because of a split lip.
Though Rousey said she had been planning to take some time away from fighting, the ruling puts a definite start to her hiatus from the octagon.
Rousey is 12–1–0 for her career following the shocking loss.
- Jeremy Woo