Lucia Rijker on what went wrong with Ronda Rousey's career

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    Thoughts?

    Unfortunately no words about Ronda's boxing training, nor about Lucia stopping the collaboration
     
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    She fought 14 times and made more money than most people see in their life time. I don't think anything went wrong.
     
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    She got kicked in the head...

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    Yeah from that perspective..
     
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    lol I think if given the choice, she would have preferred to have not been brutally KO'd in her last two fights. I think that constituted something going wrong.
     
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    You can't win forever..

    She has had a very long athletic career including olympic judo and can be very proud of herself.
     
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    What other perspective of value is there? She fought to make money and was extremely successful.
     
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    People forget Ronda had shot knees before even starting MMA, imagine a Ronda who could shoot like Miesha Great (or well, shoot period lol).

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    Lucia at like what almost 50 would still destroy Ronda standing.
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    With all respect, but she mispelled "Holly Holm".
     
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    Sure. Except that if she hadn't allowed herself to be rickrolled by Rasputian, she might have gone 20-0 and retired with even more money plus her rep as a fighter intact.

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    Her weak ego seems to suggest otherwise.
     
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    Oh, that's why she never learned wrestling? I always assumed it was because she thought she didn't need to. Kind of like her boxing.
     
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    Schaub said her knees were so busted she couldn't shoot, also leg takedowns exist in judo and she was shown training wrestling with a male wrestler in preparation for McMann so one would think she wouldn't be completely ignorant of them.

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    Doesn't matter, Ronda was never trained to shoot.
     
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    I think the what went wrong refers to in competition. Obviously Rhonda's financial success isn't a negative result. I can't say that this woman (no idea who she is) is wrong in her opinion of being hurried back to the cage. Especially after such a significant KO and Nunes being such a strong striker in WMMA. I am not a fan of Rhonda nor a hater but I was at the Nunes fight and Rhonda was absolutely lost in there. Had Rhonda been coached and trained in striking by a credible coach she would have had a longer fighting career. Maybe she didn't want a longer career and it is safe to say her achievements and financial success make it all worth while for her.
     
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    You're REALLY over simplifying it. If her plan was to make alot of money, fight a few times then get brutally destroyed in her last 2 fights then mission accomplished.

    I'm pretty sure she said she wanted to retire undefeated, so yea technically something did go wrong.
     
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