While Ronda Rousey is not doing as much trash talking as she used to, she still managed to get in one jab against her upcoming opponent Amanda Nunes.
Rousey appeared on the 'Conan O'Brien Show' on Wednesday, and was asked about a comment made by the current bantamweight champion, who predicted she would finish Rousey inside the first round of their upcoming title fight at UFC 207.
Rousey hit back that because of Nunes' lack of conditioning, she better hope the fight only lasts one round.
— Amanda?Nunes (@Amanda_Leoa) December 8, 2016
"Well she kind of has to say that because everyone knows she gasses out in the second so she has to tell herself that," Rousey responded. "What else is she going to tell herself? She has to sleep at night somehow."
Other than that remark, however, Rousey was much more reserved than usual, perhaps having learned her lesson following her build-up to the Holly Holm fight, and how she was made to eat her own words.
Rousey also said she had managed to find a source of happiness that does not rely on her performances as a fighter.
"I've done a lot of learning in this last year and I've learned that the views I get and the money I make really doesn't mean anything for me or my happiness," Rousey said. "Now that I know the women's division is secure, I don't have to do that anymore. I choose not to. It's not something I really get a kick off of like 'ooh I want to spend 12 hours at ESPN and talk (expletive) all day'. That's not really what I'd want to do.
"I want to go play World of Warcraft. So this time around I was like I'm not going to do that. I'm going to play World of Warcraft and then go train and then come back and chill out."
Rousey was also asked about how long she intends to remain with the UFC, and while she wouldn't give any specifics, she again hinted that she didn't have many more fights left in her.
"I don't think after this fight," Rousey said, "But definitely soon."