Holly Holm on Ronda Rousey's future: 'Once a fighter, always a fighter'

Holm won the UFC women's bantamweight title against Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 and will now face former kickboxing and Muay Thai world champion Germaine de Randamie in the inaugural UFC women's featherweight title fight.

UFC 208 will be held Saturday, Feb. 11 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Who is Ronda Rousey and will she retire? Jacare Souza fights Tim Boetsch; Glover Teixeira fights Jared Cannonier; and Jim Miller takes on Dustin Poirier in the other PPV bouts.

"I respect Conor and I think this is the great fight for the rest of my life".

"I think five more years", he said, laughing. My wife and my kids (would) kill me.

But McGregor looks unlikely to fight in MMA next as he and Floyd Mayweather trade public blows over a potential boxing clash.

Silva wants his crack at McGregor inside the octagon before it slips away the same way a potential fight with Georges St-Pierre seems to have had the window closed. The co-main event will play host to a middleweight bout between No. 7-ranked former longtime divisional kingpin Anderson Silva and No. 8-ranked Derek Brunson. "However, I'll be able to tell you who's going to win after the first few punches", she said.

All that is except for Holly Holm who believes retirement will not last forever, Rolling Stone reported. "I want my career to be defined by me being the best fighter I can be and accomplishing the biggest things I can, from whatever competition comes in front of me".

UFC 208 on Saturday night will be the promotion's first pay-per-view event in over two months. "I need to make this worth it".

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