• Ronda Rousey Is Glad She Lost Her Final Fights In The UFC
During an interview with ESPN, Ronda Rousey talked about her impressive performance at WrestleMania 34, her losses in UFC & more.
Below are the highlights:
On her losses in the UFC:
“It was me versus the world in an individual sport. I thought I would never say this, but I’m so happy I lost those fights (to Holly Holm and Amanda Nunes) because it led me here. This is so worth it.
Everything really does happen for a reason. I’m just so grateful. I thought I never would be [grateful] for [the losses], but time is a great teacher. I’m just really, really glad I gave it time instead of giving up and feeling it was the end of the world. There’s so many people who encounter tragedies who feel like the world and time won’t heal it. But all I can say to those people is: Just give it time, even if you think time can’t heal it. You never know what will happen and where it will lead you. Every missed opportunity is a blessing in disguise. I really believe it now.”
On owing an apology to WWE fans:
“I owe the WWE universe an apology, because I thought they were going to boo me out of the building from day one. They really accepted me from day one. Hopefully, I satisfied a lot of skeptics tonight. I underestimated how kind the WWE universe would be. I thought any outsiders would be shunned. I was expecting to get shunned and to have to battle to be accepted. I worked my ass off to pay respect to what’s so important to them, and hopefully they saw that tonight. I’m just so grateful, man. I’m trying my best to deserve it.”
• Brock Lesnar Had Words For People Backstage After WrestleMania 34, People Step In To Make Sure Things Don’t Get Physical
According to WrestleVotes (the source which has broken multiple news stories in the past) noted that Universal Champion Brock Lesnar had some words backstage after successfully defending his Universal Championship in the main event of WrestleMania 34.
While things didn’t get heated during this, but people did step in to make sure nothing gets physical.
Revised- Lesnar had words for those backstage last night once he arrived back after the match. Nothing physical I’m told. Others did step in to make sure it didn’t escalate.
— WrestleVotes (@WrestleVotes) April 9, 2018
We’ll keep you updated regarding what exactly Lesnar said backstage.