Money In The Bank 2023 started the countdown for Ronda Rousey’s rumored WWE exit. After tasting a heartbreaking betrayal by her dearest friend, Shayna Baszler, Ronda is rumored to have her last match against Baszler at SummerSlam. While the news hasn’t been confirmed by WWE yet, fans have made up their mind to bid goodbye to the former WWE Women’s Champion.
WWE is absolutely perfect in keeping secrets, especially about someone leaving the promotion. This is exactly what fans speculate about Ronda Rousey’s rumors. Dave Meltzer revealed on Wrestling Observer Radio that the 36-year-old star has given a “hard out” date to WWE for her exit. He also confirmed that the Rousey vs Baszler would mark the end of Rousey’s WWE run at any point in her career.
For the past few months, Ronda Rousey‘s WWE career has been on a downfall. Not only did the fans get bored of her title reign but she failed to rise up to the expectations of the management. This, consequently, landed her amidst vague storylines, eventually, she had to give up on the title.
With her degrading run, her fan following reduced drastically and it is obvious that the WWE star would look up for redemption. It was UFC that took Rousey to the pinnacle of success which clearly explains that there are a plethora of opportunities for their former undefeated champ. It wouldn’t be surprising to see Ronda Rousey step back to UFC and work for another peak of her professional career.
Can Ronda Rousey succeed in a second UFC run?
It has been over six years since Ronda Rousey bid goodbye to the Octagon. While fans might be really excited to see her get back in the cage, it would be no less than a challenge for the 36-year-old star. Both WWE and UFC are equally competitive yet, the training for both sports varies. The stars at WWE must be ready to fall while at UFC, one needs massive tolerance and power-packed punches.
Being away from the Octagon, there are very bleak chances of Ronda Rousey making a comeback to the UFC. A major credit of ending her first UFC run goes to Holly Holm whose win broke Rousey to the core. With a lot of people questioning Ronda Rousey’s credibility to get back to UFC, it is a perfect opportunity for her to silence the haters. It is indeed exciting to see what SummerSlam has in store for Ronda Rousey and her WWE future.