Holly Holm’s coach: Holly ‘broke’ Rousey

Holly Holm's coach Mike Winkeljohn believes that Ronda Rousey was never the same after getting knocked out by Holm at UFC 193.

At the time, it was considered one of the biggest upsets in UFC history, as Rousey – the undefeated Bantamweight champion – found herself on the receiving end of a powerful kick from Holm that sent her crashing to the floor.

Bruised and beaten, Rousey spent more than a year on the sidelines until she finally returned to take on Amanda Nunes at UFC 207.

But her comeback fizzled as Nunes dished out a vicious beating to retain her bantamweight belt.

As far as Winkeljohn is concerned, the first knockout against Holm shattered Rousey, leaving her just a shell of the fighter she once was..

At this point, coming off two straight losses, Winkeljohn can’t see a way back for Rousey to return to the Octagon.

“I can't see it happening now. Yeah, it just absolutely can't happen,” Winkeljohn told Submission Radio. “I think Holly broke (Rousey). I think Ronda was on top of the world and Holly broke her, because when she came out for Amanda she just wasn't the same fighter by any means.

“Not taking anything away from Amanda, but Ronda, she didn't have anything, she just wasn't there. She was just basically waiting for the end in essence once she couldn't find a way to grab her. And she did the same thing she's done before in the past, reaching out with her left arm and trying to corral. It was just a one-sided fight just like I said. I think she's done."

UFC president Dana White seems to agree with Winkeljohn and has also stated that Rousey is "probably done".

Rousey hasn't confirmed what she will do in the future, although at the moment retirement seems like the most likely option.

Only time will tell if she shocks everyone and decides to take one more stab at redemption.

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