Holly Holm dismisses criticism of Ronda Rousey: ‘There’s a reason why only certain people fight’

For The Win

On ‘The Dan Patrick Show’ Thursday morning, Holly Holm said she hoped people weren’t “too brutal” with their criticism of Ronda Rousey after Holm’s victory last week.

From the interview:

“When you get in that Octagon, it’s one of the loneliest places in the world, because it’s only up to you to do it,” she said. “A lot of people wouldn’t even have the nerve to be able to get in and just put it all on the line. Millions of people are watching you. And you might get knocked out, you might not. You might do well, you might not … There’s a reason why only certain people fight. You’re putting yourself out there and you know that people are going to say something one way or another. And it’s a brutal place to be but it’s what makes winning that awesome (and) makes losing that devastating.”

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