The much-anticipated rematch between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm will reportedly go down on July 9 for UFC 200 at a newly constructed 20,000-seat arena in Las Vegas.
In a few brief words, UFC President Dana White all but guaranteed as much.
Speaking with the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday, White clarified who will be Holm's next opponent, saying,
Holm's trainer, Lenny Fresquez, expressed his belief the current number two contender, Miesha Tate, should get the next shot at the new UFC women's bantamweight champion, but it appears that's not going to be the case.
And while the fight may not even be official yet, that hasn't stopped Twitter from already picking sides.
Some folks think Holly Holm is getting disrespected by being forced to fight Rousey again.
Hoping for Holly Holm to completely disrespect Dana White and Ronda Rousey in a rematch!!! @MMAjunkie — d-carre (@dc_f1fan) December 10, 2015
Others don't even see the point of a rematch.
She wanna get her ass whooped again?? "@ComplexMag: A date for the Ronda Rousey/Holly Holm rematch has been set: https://t.co/cptLinEfZV" — B4DA$$ GAMBU (@uMfanMemela) December 10, 2015
A lot of fans think Miesha Tate should be Holm's next opponent.
@danawhite @MieshaTate Dissapoonted in the Holm-Rousey rematch, Cupcake has earned a shot at the title, should be Holm-Tate for the title — Mark Pregler (@mpregler) December 10, 2015
Some even think it's a little fishy to have a rematch so soon after the initial battle.
Granted I know nothing about UFC, but 7 months for Rousey to rematch Holm. I smell a fix. — blip74 (@blip74) December 10, 2015
Rousey's loyal fans think she's going to get the better of Holm this time around.
Rousey going to hurt this girl man RT @ComplexMag: A date for the Ronda Rousey/Holly Holm rematch has been set: https://t.co/AxRIB5yGjG — Little (@Draristotle) December 10, 2015
But, a few folks are concerned Rousey won't be prepared for a rematch by July.
I'm not sure Rousey will be ready in time personally. https://t.co/K3wjmgKKCC — Christopher Evans (@chrisevans17) December 10, 2015
If the fight happens, this guy has some advice for how Rousey should handle herself this time.
I bet she will be a little more defensive this time https://t.co/yG2Da71GdA — Kevin M Langston (@LangstonKevin) December 10, 2015
If Rousey loses, some are speculating she'll call it quits on her UFC career.
#tcot #news #variety Ronda Rousey sets rematch with Holly Holm, says she'll retire if she loses again https://t.co/6WLi1zSkew — Patty (@littlebytesnews) December 10, 2015
Others aren't even willing to entertain the idea of another loss for Rousey.
I have a feeling this Ronda Rousey rematch is going to be literally like the dark knight rises and she's going to kick banes ass! — flipbeatzz (@flipbeatzz) December 10, 2015
But, most UFC fans are just happy they're going to get a rematch between the two top competitors.
ROUSEY VS HOLM REMATCH!!!!! YES!!!! — Justine Boldios (@jummyjustin) December 10, 2015
Who are you taking for part two?