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Dana White: Winner of Holm vs. Tate will fight Ronda Rousey in November
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Dana White: Winner of Holm vs. Tate will fight Ronda Rousey in November
Thursday February 4th, 2016

Ronda Rousey will face the winner of the fight between Holly Holm and Miesha Tate at UFC 196 in a fight that will likely take place in November, UFC president Dana White said Wednesday.

“The winner of that fight will fight Ronda probably in November,” White said on “The Neighborhood” radio show.

Rousey was unseated as the undefeated women’s bantamweight champion when Holm knocked her out in the second round of UFC 193 in November. White said a potential rematch between Holm and Rousey would be “the biggest fight ever in UFC history,” but the date of that rematch won’t be determined until Holm and Tate fight on March 5. 

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Tate has lost both of her previous fights against Rousey. 

Rousey is currently focusing on her acting career and has not confirmed her return to the Octagon, but White is confident she will fight again.

“She's very intense. She’s a badass,” White said. “She’ll be back.”

- Erin Flynn

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