Monday 19 August 2019

Donald Trump 'glad' Ronda Rousey lost because she's 'not a nice person'

Donald Trump says he is glad Ronda Rousey (inset)) was beaten
Donald Trump says he is glad Ronda Rousey (inset)) was beaten
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters
Ronda Rousey of the US (L) lines up compatriot Holly Holm during the UFC title fight in Melbourne on November 15, 2015. AFP PHOTO/Paul CROCKPAUL CROCK/AFP/Getty Images

Clare Cullen

Republican presidental candidate Donald Trump has said he is "glad" former UFC Bantamweight Ronda Rousey lost her title to challenger Holly Holms on Saturday night.

Speaking to his 4.8 million twitter followers, Trump wrote that he was "glad" to see Ronda Rousey "soundly beaten" because she was "not a nice person".

Twitter user Aly Keves replied "hello pot, meet kettle" to the controversial tweet, while another asked "what's your definition of a nice person? Because you make it obvious you do not know".

Formerly undefeated Bantamweight champion Rousey lost her thirteenth fight and seventh title defence in the UFC on Saturday night, suffering a broken jaw during the two-round match, making former UFC #7 Holly Holm the second undisputed champion of the world.

It had been reported she would receive an "immediate" rematch before the severity of her injuries were revealed.

Rousey was transported to hospital following the bout, after which it was reported her jaw was broken in three places and she would need plastic surgery on her lip.

Update:  Dana White denies rumours of broken jaw for defeated champ Ronda Rousey

Rousey broke her silence last night on Instagram, thanking her fans for the support and writing "as I said before, I'll take some time but I'll be back".

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