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Ronda Rousey Reveals She Had Suicidal Thoughts After Losing For The First Time

The UFC star also added that being "undefeated" is a state of mind.

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UFC fighter Ronda Rousey appeared on the The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tuesday to talk about how she felt after her loss to Holly Holm.

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"I'm in the medical room, and I was like in the corner, sitting in the corner, and I was like, 'What am I anymore if it's not this?'" Rousey said. "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? No one gives a shit about me anymore without this.'"

It was her boyfriend, Travis Browne, who helped her through it, Rousey added.

"To be honest, I looked up and I saw my man Travis 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. I was meant to have him at my lowest; I don't think I would have made it without him."

Ellen commended her honesty, noting that her openness would help others who experience similar feelings. "You just did a lot of good for a lot of people, so thank you for saying that."

"I think showing vulnerability and showing that just because you're strong doesn't mean you don't have a soft and vulnerable side," Ellen said. "I think it's important to have both."

Rousey is currently training and hoping for a rematch with Holms.


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