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Fans of Ronda Rousey have been waiting a long time to see the former UFC bantamweight champ return to the Octagon.

Luckily, they won't have to wait much longer, as Rousey is set to face Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 in December. That being said, it might be one of the last times we ever see her compete.

"I’m wrapping it up," Rousey said on a recent appearance of the Ellen show. "This is definitely one of my last fights.

Rousey appeared to be in good spirits on the show, laughing and smiling. She added that she has been in full training mode since August, which was a stark contrast to her mood in the months following her devastating loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193.

"I've trained twice a day since the beginning of August," she said. "I finally feel like in super ninja good mood."

Rousey defended the 135-pound belt six times between 2013-2015 and was undefeated prior to her loss to Holm.

"I think it’s more of the build-up that’s more tiring than anything else," she said. "Like, if we had a fight right now, I’d be like, I’d fight right now and I’ll go get dinner, and I wouldn’t feel like really tired about it. It’s the weeks and weeks of build-up beforehand, and you know you’re fighting this one person, and it’s this showdown, the most important thing in your life, and millions of people are watching."

will attempt to get her bantamweight title back at when she faces Amanda Nunes.

"So everyone better watch. The show isn’t going to be around forever," Rousey said.


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