Dana White reveals stance on Ronda Rousey's potential UFC comeback as retirement talk intensifies

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Ronda Rousey's 48-second knockout loss at the hands of Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 is likely to be her final appearance in the octagon.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White admitted she might not make a comeback. The California-native's future in the sport has been a major talking point since her second consecutive knockout loss at the hands of Nunes in December, 2016.

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Rousey's return to the octagon, after a 13-month hiatus following her loss to Holly Holm in November 2015 when she lost her bantamweight title, lasted just 48 seconds. She was punched out by the Brazilian, who is the reigning women's bantamweight champion.

"Ronda and I talk maybe once a week, once every two weeks," White said, as quoted on MMA Fighting. "She has not said anything to me about a comeback."

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"And If I had to guess, I would guess that she will not come back," the UFC president added.

A number of current and former fighters have discussed the longest-reigning former bantamweight champion's future in the sport. Floyd Mayweather has backed her to make a return to the UFC, while Beth Correia believes Rousey is 'too vain' to make a comeback.

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Rousey is yet to give any indication about her plans for the future. She has chosen to focus on her acting career during her time off and will be seen making a guest appearance on NBC crime fiction 'Blindspot'.

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The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) could be another option for the American Mixed Martial Artist with Stephanie McMahon – the WWE chief brand officer confirming that they would love to add Rousey to their roster.

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