Demetrious Johnson on Ronda Rousey: Grow the f-k up!

Ronda Rousey and Amanda Nunes

Ronda Rousey and Amanda Nunes

Johnson is on the verge of breaking Anderson Silva's record for most successful consecutive title defenses in the UFC.

Defeat is a moment of adversity which can create several splinters in the road for a career.

The 30-year-old took on current champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 in December 2016, but her return was short-lived as she lost via TKO in a one-sided 48-second match.

"You look at Ronda Rousey", Johnson told SI, as quoted on MMAFighting. It happens. It's mixed martial arts.

"I don't want to say there's blame on anyone, but it's a combination of everything", Johnson said.

"Everybody (expletive) loses", he continued. I was like, It's part of life, you're going to f-ing lose, I'm over it. Grow up. Look, Ronda, you lost two f-king fights in a row, and you made more f-king money than the women's roster.

"There is not another sport in the world where you can be the best at it but not get paid the best", Johnson said. Although, Rousey hasn't been saying much publicly as of late, so it would be kind of surprising if she responded to Johnson. Who cares if you lose.

Rousey reigned undefeated for five years before Holly Holm finally stopped her in November 2015.

Rousey's comeback was far from ordinary, though. Without the UFC, Rousey wouldn't have reached the popularity she attained.

Before her bout with Nunes, "Rowdy" wouldn't address the MMA media at all.

Almost five months later, Rousey has still not spoken about the loss to Nunes.

Yeah, absolutely. You know, people say, I visualize myself at this point. The last PPV Johnson headlined? It's only happened twice in his illustrious career, but every time he has bounced back better.

In a new video posted on Instagram, the MMA fighter said she'd rather have battered hands than be stereotypically "pretty". "Then I was like, 'I'm never going to feel that again.' Then when I lost to (Dominick Cruz), I cried a little bit". "Everybody f*cking loses. It's part of the sport". Nothing changed. Nobody said, 'You (expletive) suck, blah, blah, blah.' When I started to win, nothing still changed.

Serena Willliams was told she is "built like a man" by Twitter trolls, but that didn't stop her being super body confident."I love that I am a full woman and I'm strong and I'm powerful and I'm lovely at the same time", she said.

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