MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – After collapsing in her locker room about an hour after being knocked out by Holly Holm, Ronda Rousey has been reportedly pronounced dead by paramedics, due to what is believed to be serious brain damage.
Holly Holm turned the world upside down as she knocked out Ronda Rousey with a head kick to snatch the female bantamweight title. Holly knocked out Ronda at the 0:59 second mark of the second round. Although it took Ronda a few minutes to be become conscious again, she seemed perfectly fine for the post-fight interview. However, according to Ronda’s coach, Edmond Tarverdyan, Ronda began stumbling on her way to her locked room, and later collapsed and was not breathing.
Paramedics were immediately notified and arrived within a few minutes. Ronda Rousey was pronounced dead on the spot, as she had no pulse, and her skin was already turning pale and cold. Paramedics described Ronda’s death as very unusual, as she was fine during the post-fight interview. Medics suspect that severe brain damage was the cause of death.
We will update you as soon as more information is revealed. Subscribe for updates and stories straight to your email.