Ronda Rousey will make her long-awaited go back to the Octagon when she challenges Amanda Nunes for the UFC women’s bantamweight title at UFC 207. Rousey hasn’t fought since she dropped the belt in her single career loss — to Holly Holm in UFC 193.
Rousey’s most significant attributes are her aggression and finishing ability. “Rowdy” hasn’t once gone into the judges’ scorecards in her 13-fight professional career with 11 career victories via first-round stoppage. She’s constantly pushing the pace and has fluid grappling skills to establish her entry game. But, it became clear from the Holm fight she can be defeated and stifled by an opponent with great footwork.
Nunes rarely goes to decision either, as she has gone the distance just twice in her 17 expert fights. She’s technically sound on the feet with enormous power in her hands. More often than not, she uses her wrestling ability to take the fight to the mat and use vicious ground and pound to finish her opponent. “The Lioness” was proven to gas out, however, and her hyper-aggressive style means the longer the battle goes, the worse it gets for your winner.
UFC 207 will take place on December 30.