An emotional Ronda Rousey has appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and candidly spoken about how she considered suicide after the first knockout of her career against Holly Holm.
Crying on an empathetic Ellen's metaphorical shoulder, a tearful Rousey explained:
"Honestly ... My thought, I was like ... in the medical room and I was down in the corner. I was sitting in the corner, like, 'What am I anymore if I’m not this?' And I was literally sitting there and thinking about killing myself and that exact second I’m like, 'I’m nothing ... What do I do anymore and no-one gives a shit about me anymore without this.'"
The former UFC Bantamweight Champion said that it was the thought of having a family with her partner, UFC heavyweight Travis Browne, that helped her pull through the experience and realize her life still has meaning without winning. She told Ellen:
"To be honest I looked up and I saw my man [Browne] was standing up there and I looked up at him and I was like, 'I need to have his babies, I need to stay alive.' Really that was it."
Listen to Ronda telling the story in her own words in the video below:
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