Pena calls out Rousey

The Ultimate Fighter season 18 winner Julianna Peña has set her sights on women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey after her victory at UFC 192 on Saturday.

Peña secured her third consecutive victory with a via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27) victory against Jessica Eye.

In her post fight interview with commentator Joe Rogan, the ‘Venezuelan Vixen’ asked why she should be passed over in favour of anyone else.  

"Why not look too far ahead? I did not get in this sport to be in the bottom roster. I got in this sport to let the world know I'm the toughest 135-pound female fighter in the world,” she said.

"I'm 6-0. Ronda's 6-0. I don't think that it's out of the realm of possibility. I'm looking to be in a title shot."

"Jessica Eye, after her loss to Miesha Tate, if she would have won, would've been next in line for a title shot. Why not me?"

Rousey will defend her title for the seventh occasion at UFC 193 in Melbourne Australia, against Holly Holm.

Holm, an accomplished kickboxer who has held multiple professional boxing titles, is currently undefeated in nine professional MMA bouts.

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